Things to see and do - Cognac
Unmissable tourist sites
Cognac Travel guide
Cognac : Michelin's recommendations
Cellars and still more cellars; the technical visits can be tiring; few towns have seen their name become as well-known as that of Cognac. Its great Houses (Hennessy, Rémy Martin, Martell) are known everywhere. However the town knows how to keep up the suspense since it also hosts the International Festival of the Detective Film!
Tourist attractions Cognac : Things to see and do
Les Remparts - place de la Salle-Verte
Partly occupying the Perrin de Boussac residence (1567) on one side and abutting the 17C ramparts on the other, this resolutely contemporary facility houses a remarkable museum dedicated to cognac and its history. 1 200m 2 of exhibits provide a fasci..
10 rue Mgr-Lacroix
Built in the 12 C it has been intensely renovated. You will observe its Romanesque facade, with a flamboyant rose window in its centre. The vaulted arch door, decorated with TRAVAUX DES MOIS and signs of the Zodiac, merits attention. Inside, a vast n..
7 place Édouard-Martell
This house, the oldest of the great names of Cognac, was founded by a native of Jersey, Jean Martell, who settled here in 1715. It features a bottling plant, stock and ageing rooms, and other rooms evoking the life of an entrepreneur in the early 18C..
35, Rue Du 14 Juillet F - 16100 Cognac
Prix Prices from : 76 €
Conveniently located in the centre of Cognac, the Inter-Hotel Le Valois offers modern and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access and provides private parking. Guests at the Inter-Hotel Le Valois can enjoy a range of leisure facilities inc..
25 Avenue Victor Hugo F - 16100 Cognac
La Résidence is situated near the historical centre of Cognac and the wine tasting houses. It is built from traditional local stone and offers comfortable, modern accommodation. Guest rooms at Hôtel La Résidence are decorated in a simple style and ..
6 et 8 Place Bayard F - 16100 Cognac
Located in the centre of Cognac a 15-minute walk from the train station, Citotel Hotel Cheval Blanc offers air conditioned rooms with free WiFi access and a patio. All rooms at Citotel Hotel Cheval Blanc include a flat-screen TV and a small bathroom..
110 rue Jules-Brisson F - 16100 Cognac
Separated from the town centre by the River Charente, this 17C coaching inn stands in its own walled grounds. A bastion of tradition, it is run by an entire family (two brothers and a sister) whose dedication to this place is self-evident.
35 rue Grande F - 16100 Cognac
For those who don't know Claude, his bistro is in his own image: warm, honest and generous. He serves fine dishes that are carefully prepared (Spanish-style roast monkfish, griddled Limousin steak etc). All of Cognac knows Claude!
allée Fichon F - 16100 Cognac
In an unspoilt setting, this former open-air café on the banks of the River Charente is the ideal spot for a restful meal. The wood decor represents a trip back in time, as does the simple and traditional cuisine that is reasonably priced. Other attr..
25 rue d'Angoulême F - 16100 Cognac