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The Arts & History Cruise

The Arts & History Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

Enjoy a cruise along the Charente River and visit the towns of Jarnac, Bassac, Chateauneuf-sur-Charente and more.

  • Country / Region
    France / Charente
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Jarnac via Angoulême
From
AU$1,324
 

Enjoy a cruise along the Charente River and visit the towns of Jarnac, Bassac, Chateauneuf-sur-Charente and more.

  • Country / Region
    France / Charente
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Jarnac via Angoulême
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ItineraryItinerary Jarnac to Angouleme ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsActivityActivity Great destination for fishingMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesActivityActivity Perfect area for swimmingActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Head eastward on the River Charente to beautiful villages with cafés, historic sites, museums and eclectic shops. The 1,000-year-old abbey in Bassac and 12th-century St. Pierre Cathedral in Angoulême reflect the rich history of the region, which is always apparent in the narrow streets and the ancient market squares.

 

Cruising time Number of locks Lock Type Waterways
22 hours 30 Manual - easy to operate, no lock-keeper River Charente


Choose from our available boats.


Inclusions

  • Renting the boat and its equipment
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Free locks (except in Ireland & Holland)

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Itinerary 

Visit the following towns and villages:

  • Jarnac
  • Bassac
  • Saint-Simon
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Charente
  • Saint-Simeux
  • Nersac
  • Trois-Palis
  • Angoulême

Discover the comic museum in Angoulême. Explore the world of comics, including their culture and history. The museum, and the interesting building that hosts it, is an interesting stop for kids and curious adults alike.

Stop in the pretty Angoulême to discover many treasures downtown. It's a terrific place to explore.

The fragrance of candy fills the air near the chocolate factory in Trois-Palis. Try some delicious samples.

Grab the guided tour to see elegant and picturesque Jarnac. There’s a cool crypt in the church of St. Pierre.

Moor in this pretty village and discover its sights, like the beautiful abbaye Saint-Etienne.

River Charente is one of the loveliest in France. Sail past the beautiful natural landscapes, and discover many beautiful places. La Charente is a river full of fish. It's a perfect occasion to angle.

Jump from your boat and swim along the Charente!

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Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Find out more information from our French Travel Specialist

Call us

Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Enquire about this Cruise

Find out more information from our French Travel Specialist

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