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Both a historical landmark in its own right and home to Baron Otard Cognacs, the Château de Cognac is a worthy destination for history buffs and spirits drinkers alike. Meet your guide directly at the Château, which is conveniently located within city limits. For the first part of the tour, learn more about the landmark’s centuries of history, and venture into its cellars. Then, continue with a guided tasting of Baron Otard VSOP and XO Gold.
Both a historical landmark in its own right as well as one of the world’s esteemed Cognac producers, the Château Royal de Cognac is a must-visit attraction for both history buffs and spirits lovers. Choose from several daily departure times, and set off on a small-group tour of the château. You’ll discover the highlights of this 10th-century landmark and will learn more from your guide about its regal lineage. Then, explore the château’s cellars, where its spirits are aged, and taste two different Baron Otard Cognacs.
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.
If you love fine drink, it makes sense to book ahead for a tour of the Château Royal de Cognac, a 13th-century castle in the heart of Cognac city. Exploring with a guide in a small group, discover the journey of fine French brandy from grape to glass, and learn the story of this historic monument. Finally, sample three different Baron Otard Cognacs: VSOP, XO Gold, and Extra 1795.
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.
You will get the best solution to get the internet throughout your trip in France, with the rental of a personal WiFi hotspot, also called "Pocket WiFi" or "MiFi"! You book it before your trip and receive it at your hotel or rental flat everywhere in France. At the end of your rental, you simply return it with the prepaid envelope included.
The easiest and cheapest way to get on the internet here in Cognac. Avoid the frustration of hotel WiFi that is slow and often doesn't work, forget about loosing your contacts and the limits of a French sim card: you own a personal and password protected unit, with unlimited and shareable data.
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).
Tour of the historic part of the Château where visitors will discover the rich history of this monument, intertwined with the history of France: the kings and figures who lived and stayed here, and a tour of the Château cellars. The tour ends with a tasting* of our BARON OTARD VSOP, XO Gold and EXTRA 1795 Cognacs, plus the exceptional Fortis & Fidelis, a blend of rare eaux-de-vie kept for generations to make this prestigious cognac.
* Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. Consume with moderation.
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.
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.