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 - pl. de la Salle-Verte F - 16100 Cognac
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 r. Mgr-Lacroix F - 16100 Cognac
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 pl. Édouard-Martell F - 16100 Cognac
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..
16 rue des Pontis F - 16100 Cognac
24, Rue Elisee-Mousnier F - 16100 COGNAC
Prix Prices from : 83 €
"The hotel is located in the city center, surrounded by the main Cognac houses and just 547 yds (500 m) from the SNCF train station. Place Francois 1er, the ""Espace 3000"" exhibition center, the theater district and the Blue..
3, Place François 1er F - 16100 Cognac
Prix Prices from : 109 €
Located in Cognac, 1.1 km from Cognac Train Station, this hotel is housed in an elegant 19th-century building and offers an indoor swimming pool. A wellness centre with a hammam is available at the hotel. The air-conditioned guest rooms are equipped..
25 r. d'Angoulême F - 16100 Cognac
35 r. 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!
110 r. 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.
allée Fichon, parc François-1er 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..