COGNAC BRANDY, FRANCE : travel information on Cognac

Cognac city travel guide

Cognac brandy, the « drink of the gods » as french writer Victor Hugo called it, is made in the vineyards and warehouses of the valley of Charente in Charente Poitou ( South west of France ).

Most of the great houses and distilleries of Cognac brandy (Remy Martin, Camus, Martell, Hennessy…) are situated in Cognac city and they offer a visit for the public, and even sometimes a free glass of Cognac !

Cognac brandy is an eau de vie distilled from grapes grown in a defined area situated around Cognac city, from the Atlantic coast to Angouleme city. The finest Cognac brandy come from the areas called Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne (these are of course different from the famous bubble drink area).

SAINT JEAN DE LUZ, FRANCE: Saint Jean de Luz city

Saint John of Luz city is situated in Basque country, France

Saint Jean de Luz city is situated approximatively 750 kms from Paris. (see how to get to Saint Jean de Luz from Paris)

Saint Jean de Luz is situated near the Spanish border. Saint Jean de Luz is a fashionable seaside resort and a very nice fishing port. Saint Jean de Luz offers fine basque architecture, luscious food (Restaurant in Saint Jean de Luz) and fine views of the Atlantic Ocean. See places to see in Saint Jean de Luz and around Saint Jean de Luz

The weather of Saint Jean de Luz is usually sweet : rainy in winter and hot in summer

THE WEATHER OF SAINT JEAN DE LUZ FRANCE : the usual weather in Saint John de Luz France

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France weather forecast for your vacation and holidays

Saint Jean de Luz is situated in South west France. The climate of southern France is usually cool in winter and hot in summer.

PLACES TO SEE IN SAINT JEAN DE LUZ, FRANCE: Saint Jean de Luz city

Saint John of Luz city is situated in Basque country, France

Saint Jean de Luz city is a very beautiful town situated near from the Spanish border

Saint Jean de Luz is renowned for :

* its fine sandy surfing beach
* its old town architecture (basque, medieval…) and church
* its nice fishing harbour

AROUND SAINT JEAN DE LUZ, FRANCE: Saint Jean de Luz city

Saint John of Luz city is situated in Basque country, France

Saint Jean de Luz city is situated in the Basque country, in Aquitaine , a region of the South west of France.

Basque country is renowned for its « douceur de vivre », timbered houses, Pyrenées mountains, Biarritz, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Bayonne, Anglet and the proximity of Spanish border…

PLACES TO SEE IN BIARRITZ, FRANCE: Biarritz (Miarritz) city places to see

Biarritz city is situated in Basque country, France

Biarritz city is a small delightful town and must be visited by walk.

Biaritz (or Miarritze) is renowned for :

* its surfers beaches, La Grande Plage and the Miramar Plage
* The Pointe Atalaye (see upper photo) that offers a fine view on the city and the Virgin rock
* The old harbour
* Its 19th century architecture