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The Cognac Cruise

The Cognac Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

Cruise to Saint Brice and visit its castle, which has a unique Renaissance façade. Relax with a picnic in the pretty park or tee off at the town's golf course on the banks of the river.

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

Cruise to Saint Brice and visit its castle, which has a unique Renaissance façade. Relax with a picnic in the pretty park or tee off at the town's golf course on the banks of the river.

  • Country / Region
    France / Charente
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Jarnac via Rochefort
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsItinerary Itinerary Jarnac to RochefortActivityActivity 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

You cruise west on the beautiful River Charente, passing quaint towns steeped in history. The world’s best distillers of cognac have been in the valley for centuries, and a guided tour of some of the facilities and a taste of cognac is a must when Charente boating in France.

 

Cruising Time Number of locks Lock Type
 33 hours 12 Manual - easy to operate, no lock-keeper

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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 local seafood in Rochefort.

Stop near Saintes and visit this beautiful and welcoming city where you will find great architecture as well typical restaurants and shops.

Wander the elegant rooms and visit the museum at the Château de Cognac in Cognac. Cognac is a city, but is is also a famous alcohol made in the area.

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

Visit the impressive castle of St. Brice. You get a taste of the 14th century with the unique Renaissance façade seen here.

Come to the pretty Saint Savinien and indulge. Every August, the Good Food and Wine Festival is held.

Jump from your boat and swim along the Charente.

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9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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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

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