Experience two of France’s most famous drinks in one day—the fine red wines of Bordeaux and Cognac brandy. In the morning, visit two Bordeaux wine chateaux in the Haut-Médoc and Côte de Bordeaux appellations, take part in a wine-making workshop and create your very own bottled wine. After lunch (own expense), tour two cognac estates and sample a variety of brandies including Pineau des Charentes.
Enjoy an expert introduction to the 250-year-old spirit of cognac on this 2-hour cognac tasting masterclass. Visit a traditional cognac estate near Segonzac on this small-group tour and learn how its unique flavor is created, why it’s nicknamed the ‘Eau-de-vie’ and how to distinguish between different blends and vintages.
Explore La Rochelle with a guide on a 1-hour Segway tour. Zip through the city and learn bout its architecture, maritime history and culture and see the sights up close without getting tired out. This tour is ideal for visitors who are short on time, but want to get a thorough tour of the city in a unique way.
The ports, islands, and historic forts of the Pertuis d'Antioche are even more impressive from above. This 20-minute helicopter flight from Rochefort soars over Île Madame, the La Pointe and Lupin sea castles, and the mighty Fort Boyard, where the eponymous TV show is filmed.
Walking tour of La Rochelle in English.
Find out about the history of La Rochelle, visit the key sights to see, discover the best things to see and do around La Rochelle, learn about the Food & Drink specialities of the region and get loads of tips for making the most of your time in this wonderful city!
Weave through the arcaded pathways and limestone plazas of historic La Rochelle on a fun Segway tour! For approximately 75 minutes, you’ll follow an expert guide on a quality sightseeing trip through ‘The White City,’ formerly one of France’s principal seaports. Visit local landmarks, stop for snapshots of picturesque port scenes and brilliant architecture, and hear fascinating stories such as the city’s famous 17th-century Siege of La Rochelle.
Get an unparalleled taste of Cognac country during this in-depth insider’s tour, which covers three exclusive stops. Discover one of the region’s famous Cognac houses with a food-paired tasting. Most tours end with the luxury brands, but you’ll go deeper with a tour and tasting of a family-run craft distillery. Discovering Romanesque churches along the way, you’ll end the day at a French cooperage in the vineyard of Cognac, normally closed to the public.
Cognac and self-driving really don’t match. So, when traveling from Paris to Bordeaux or Saint-Émilion, why not stop off for a private tour of Cognac country? Starting from Angoulême, begin with a tour and tasting at Courvoisier headquarters. Next, learn how Cognac travels from grape to glass at a craft distiller. Finally, visit either a barrel maker or (in July and August) an estate that produces wine, Cognac, and pineau.
If you are completely new to guitar and music theory is not necessarily your friend, you just hit the right door. The courses are very practical because in a few hours, you will be able to play a dozen pieces.
The song is also introduced quickly so that regardless of your progress, you are autonomous on the music that you like.
An exotic adventure
The Planet Exotica Zoological Park immerses you in a true exotic universe: snakes, crocodiles, alligators and other reptiles, dinosaurs, greenhouses, gardens and tropical plants, bonzaïs or millenary olive tree, you have everything to discover!
With family or friends, share a beautiful moment of relaxation, live the adventure Planet Exotica!
We do not offer a conventional tour. The exchanges and a moment of sharing are the key words of our activity. The goal is to discover our business and dust off the image of Cognac. We adapt to the knowledge of our audience. No question is ridiculous.
We simply want to discover producer cognacs.
French food is so sweet! From delicious Provencal tapenades to sweet macarons made by a true artisan-this private food tour has it all! Get ready for 10 tasty tastings, a special Paris route and countless lifelong memories!
* Visit an authentic local market
* Try out fresh oysters - the French way!
* Tasty Meats and Cheeses
* Go classy with a charcuterie & cheese platte
* From classic French cheeses to top Brest cheeses
* Try out French rich wine
* Visit an awarded butcher to experience delicious Rillette
* Experience French Crepe in a local Crêperie
* Enjoy your favourite color of macaroon from an awarded French artisan
* 10 Delectable degustations included
* Can be personalized according to your wishes
* Taste the finest Parisian dishes
Learn all there is to know about cognac, the ‘Eau-de-Vie’ or ‘Water of Life’, as you visit the historic distilleries, stroll the vineyards and sample the unique spirit at family-run cellars. This private full-day tour of Cognac includes hotel pick-up and lunch at a traditional Charentaise restaurant (own expense).
Go on an unforgettable adventure and discover the beauty of La Rochelle in the most unique way... from a private plane!
You’ll see stunning views of the Ré, Oléron and Aix islands, mythic Ford Boyard, and many more for you to find out with your very own pilot!
Your pilot is key to this adventure. They are sharing the flights' direct cost, not making a profit. They just love to fly and want you to understand their passion for aviation.
So be sure to meet your pilot directly at the Aéroport La Rochelle
++Confirm weather conditions with your pilot before++ --> Access a local airfield --> Discuss the flight route together with your pilot --> Pre-flight check --> Up you go, enjoy the view from a whole new perspective!
The flight can depart between 9-17h, depending on the availability of the pilot, aircraft, and weather. Please let us know your flexible hours/days upon booking, and make sure that you've been in touch with us beforehand!
La Rochelle is one of the most touristic cities in France...and for good reason! Climate, eclectic cultural programming, museums, monuments, shops, France’s largest marina, restaurants; La Rochelle has enough to seduce everyone! Our private guide will take you to the heart of the Old Town, the City Center, and the Old Port through the great hours of this shopping and free city: the memory of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the antics of Henry IV, the seat of the Cardinal de Richelieu... today the animation of its docks and terraces, the colors of its market and the tranquility of the English-style parks will seduce you!
Ideal for a fun and sporty outing, the electric Fat Bike will give you access to paths that you might never have dared to take. Their extraordinary power will surprise all mountain bike enthusiasts. The electric Fat Bikes of the brand BH ebikes ATOM BIG BUD PRO, will allow you to access the steepest paths. Free yourself from the drop, it's possible thanks to these fast and light machines! The trails turn into real playground for the delight of both beginners and regulars. Ebikes ATVs with large tires allow to go everywhere; mud, brittle land…; but also allow you to walk around comfortably. The low inflated tires provide exceptional grip, added to the electric assistance these bikes are able to accompany you everywhere. The
athletes can go faster and further and beginners can discover places that were previously inaccessible to them.
The two-seat version of the Swincar electric buggy will take you on new excursions into nature.
Flexible and agile, the SWINCAR e-Spider “dances” and transports you to the steepest terrain. You will be surprised by its maneuverability and its crossing capacities. These extreme crossing capacities are superior to all other machines on the market. Each wheel has its own electric motor and its independent suspensions at the end of each arm. They can thus tilt independently of each other while the driver remains straight.