Day 1
Morning | Angoulême

Arrival at Angoulême train station (direct train from Paris in 2h02). Guided visit of the town mixing Romanesque art with the cathedral and comics world with the painted murals. Explore the exclusive collections in the 3 museums of the town to know more about the 'ninth art’, the paper industry, the paleontological treasures or the arts from Africa and Oceania.

Lunch | Angoulême

Lunch at Le Saint André restaurant.

Afternoon | Jarnac

Train to Jarnac (30 minutes train ride). Check-in at the Ligaro Hotel to let your luggage and then enjoy the visit by entering the emblematic cellar, chai Renard, a unique experience deep inside Maison Courvoisier history and craftmanship (only 5 min on foot from the hotel).

Dinner | Jarnac

Dinner at Le Restaurant du Château from Ligaro Hotel in Jarnac.

Night | Jarnac

Night at Ligaro Hotel in Jarnac.

Day 2
Morning | Cognac

Train from Jarnac to Cognac (10 min). Step by the François 1er birthplace castle for a visit at Baron Otard Cognac house, located inside the chateau. The castle opens its doors to reveal its history and some of the secrets behind the production of its cognacs. At the end of the tour, you will be introduced to the art of tasting in an unusual way: in the dark, blindfolded. Then wander the cobbled streets with your guide to discover the old town.

Lunch | Cognac

Lunch at the restaurant La Maison.

Afternoon | Charente vineyard

Check-in at Hotel Héritage. Discover the vineyard with Irène in a vintage car and get an exclusive meeting with a winemaker.

Dinner | Cognac

Dinner at La Belle Époque in Cognac.

Night | Cognac

Night at Hotel Héritage (same building as the restaurant).

Day 3
Morning | Saintes

Train departure for Saintes (20 min). In Saintes, take a quiet boat trip on the river Charente and relax aboard an electro-solar boat or discover the prestigious remains of this ancient city with the Gallo-Roman amphitheatre, the jewels of Roman art.

Lunch | Saintes

Lunch at La Musardières in Saintes.

Afternoon | Saintes

Discover the only Cognac house based in Saintes, Grosperrin, a small family estate where you could taste about ten old cognacs in barrels and make the blend that suits you from the tasted batches. Your trip is coming to an end.

Accommodations for your trip

La Nauve Hôtel & Jardin
Hôtel Cordouan by Thalazur
Hôtel Hemen
Maisons du Monde Hôtel & Suites La Rochelle Old Port
La Rochelle
La Baronnie Hôtel & Spa
Hôtel Le Clos Saint-Martin
Hôtel Les Grenettes
Les Vignes de la Chapelle - The Originals Relais
Hôtel Les Bois Flottais
Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré
Hotel de toiras
Relais Thalasso Ile de Ré - Atalante
Mercure Rochefort La Corderie Royale
Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux Port
La Rochelle
Hôtel le Champlain
La Rochelle
Best Western Premier Masqhotel Hotel
La Rochelle
Le Logis du Péré
Domaine du Chatelard
Hôtel MGallery
Moulin du Val de Seugne Hotel
Hôtel Domaine des Etangs
Mercure Hôtel de France
Hotel de La Monnaie Art et Spa
La Rochelle
Novotel Thalassa île d'Oléron
Le Grand Large
Villa Grand Voile
La Rochelle
Maison des Ambassadeurs
La Rochelle
Hôtel Saint-Gelais
Hôtel François Premier

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