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Distillerie Persyn

19 route de Watten | Houlle, 62910, Valenciennes, France
+33 3 21 93 01 71
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The real secret of French Gin. A wonderful experience

Discovered by accident, emailed the owners about a small (7- 10) group visit. Very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Tim G
Authentic slice of local history.

My three friends and I were staying the weekend in St Omer. This place looked interesting in the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
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19 route de Watten | Houlle, 62910, Valenciennes, France
+33 3 21 93 01 71
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Discovered by accident, emailed the owners about a small (7- 10) group visit. Very helpful and welcoming.This a proper gem of a place, still working very much as it started and all made by hand with a craftsman's care. Unfortunately we visited in August when...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My three friends and I were staying the weekend in St Omer. This place looked interesting in the guidebook. We were met by the owner who gave us a talk and a tasting in a little outroom. This is where I learnt the difference between...More

Thank Zorak1957
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on our last day heading towards calais and came across this little beauty. We took the chance of just turning up and the owner treat us like VIP! We didn't have time to do the full tour so...More

Thank dooseyUk
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I have been tasting Houlle for the last twenty years and while we are often in St, Omer we had never been to the distillery until last Saturday. We booked a visit through the tourist office in St. Omer and we had...More

Thank 328guest
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Very small shop open, but no tour until Saturday morning. I'm sure it would have been interesting, shame we couldn't support them. Address seems incorrect as well. Check the website.

Thank Scoobabelle
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tucked away on a small village about half an hour from calais tnis family owned and run distillerie is the only oen left in Nord Pas de Calais. Very professional presentation and generous tasting. Various gins and gin cocktails. The tour of the distelleire bult...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I've done brewery tours all over the world & visited Jack Daniels and I'm not a fan of Gin. This is not Gin it's Genievre and despite our friendly guide speaking limited but excellent English this was very informative & interesting. There are only 5...More

Thank Sjc462
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Staying in the St Omer area we booked a visit to tour the family run Persyn distillery of Genievre located in the village of Houlle We were given an informative talk on the history of Genievre and then a tour of the distillery itself by...More

Thank Richard W
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