All about Cognac
Cognac is worth the trip for its architecture, cobbled streets and distilleries, where the world's best-known brandy is produced. It is a great place to enjoy a walk across the medieval town with its elegant Renaissance façades.
Cognac is located in the west of France between the Loire Valley and Bordeaux.
The Cognac region is renowned for having a very pleasant climate, as a result of the oceanic influence. It is the sunniest and hottest place on the Atlantic coast.
POINTS OF INTEREST
There are many different distilleries to be visited in Cognac, each one has its own secret and unique production process.The medieval Cognac is also known for its picturesque streets, the Château des Valois, the church of Saint Léger and its English style public gardens.
WINE & GASTRONOMY
Of course, in Cognac you need to taste the renowned local brandy and each of the six ‘Crus’ of the AOC has its own personality. With regard to gastronomy, Cognac is a great place to enjoy seafood as it is located next to the Atlantic Ocean. The region is also famous for its butter and many different varieties of goat cheese.
WHEN TO COME?
We would be delighted to welcome you to Cognac at any time of year. It is also a great option to be added to a tour in Bordeaux, or be included in a Loire Valley/Cognac/Bordeaux tour.