Full day excursion at Cognac (lunch included)

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Description

Description

Depart by coach from Bordeaux and head for Cognac, a town full of art and history. Visit a major Cognac house, followed by a tasting session. Lunch is provided in a local restaurant before a tour of the town by tourist train, complete with commentary, along the roads and quaysides, passing monuments and Cognac’s public gardens. Next you will visit Cognac Museum of Arts (closed on Mondays), where you will learn about the enthralling adventure of the “Liqueur of the Gods” with much information about vine growing and harvesting, wine production, distilling, barrel making, the wine and Cognac trade, the glass industry and also packaging design – a modern addition. On Mondays, there will be a guided visit of the chateau of Cognac, birthplace of French king, François I. A historic building dating from the 13th to 16th centuries, the chateau is a wonderful blend of the history of both Cognac and France. The visit is followed by a tasting session in Baron Otard’s cognac cellars. Return by coach to Bordeaux.  

 

  • Duration : 11:00
  • Lunch in a restaurant included (drinks not included)
  • Make sure one takes good shoes.
  • The order of visits may be modified.
  • Only available if booked in advance.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to pay on board).
  • The excursions of the first evening and the morning following the embarkation are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.