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).

COGNAC CITY, FRANCE : travel information on Cognac city in Charentes Poitou, France

Cognac city travel guide

Cognac city is situated in Charente Poitou ( South west of France ) between Loire Valley and Bordeaux.

Cognac city is a small world famous town, renowned for its brandy, the « drink of the gods » as french writer Victor Hugo called it : the Cognac brandy

Most of the great houses and distilleries of Cognac brandy are situated in Cognac city and they offer a visit for the public, and even sometimes a free glass of Cognac !

Cognac city is a beautiful small town with medieval stone buildings in the small streets of the old town.

Charente Poitou is also renowned for :

La Rochelle city and the sandy coastline of Ile de Ré, Royan, Ile d’Oléron…

Poitiers city and its Futuroscope (an entertainment park dedicated to cutting edge technology…)