Le Palais Bénédictine, an architectural masterpiece of gothic and Renaissance inspirations, was erected at the end of the 19th century in honour of the Bénédictine liqueur by Alexandre Le Grand, a wine merchant from Fécamp, who had found a recipe created in 1510 by a Bénédictine monk in a grimoire.
Visitors will first explore the museum collections. The guided tour then leads to the one and only Bénédictine distillery in the world, with its hammered copper stills, and to the cellars. This Experience is the opportunity to learn more about the art of distillation and reveals some secrets of the Bénédictine liqueur.
Tour includes :
• free visit of the museum collections
• guided tour of the distillery and cellars
• commented tasting of 3 Benedictine Expressions

This tour is offered in English or French. Tasting is only available for adults 18 or older. DURATION : about 1H15

Connoisseur Experience is a unique experience, which allows the participants to discover the Bénédictine-making process. Set in a privileged decor, this exceptional workshop – developed in collaboration with the Master of Distillation – begins with a presentation of few Bénédictine plants and spices, before tackling the subtleties of liquor-making.
Visitors will first explore the museum collections. The guided tour then leads to the one and only Bénédictine distillery in the world, with its hammered copper stills, and to the cellars. The participants will be offered a visual and olfactory discovery of the 8 alcoholates, also known as Spirits, at various stages of production.
Experience includes :
• free visit of the museum collections
• guided tour of the distillery and cellars
• commented tasting of 3 Benedictine Expressions
• a visual and olfactory discovery of the 8 alcoholates at various stages of Benedictine production

This tour is offered in English or French. Tasting is only available for adults 18 or older. DURATION : about 2H00

Selecting this experience will make you become an amateur bartender for a few moments.
After visiting Le Palais retracing the history of the Bénédictine liqueur, learn about the art of mixology by making three different cocktails based on Bénédictine. Our Barman/Barmaid will explain you the use of the professional equipment for this experience, and teach you how to make your Bénédictine cocktails using 3 precise and different techniques.
Workshop includes :
• free visit of the museum collections
• guided tour of the distillery and cellars
• commented tasting of 3 Benedictine Expressions
• the creation of 3 cocktails using different techniques, guided by our Barman/Barmaid

This tour is offered in French. Tasting is only available for adults 18 or older. DURATION : about 2H30