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AT THE HEART OF D'USSE - Blindfolded Tasting experience
 (12)
from: $38

The visit begins in the historical part of the Chateau, where the visitor discovers sumptuous rooms, such as the splendid Salle des Etats, where King François Ist welcomed his guests. This room is distinguished by its Renaissance architecture, which is very different from the other parts of the Chateau dating from the Middle Ages. The tour then leads to the Château's cellars with their exceptional ageing conditions. The production of BARON OTARD and D'USSE Cognacs is explained in detail. At the end of the tour, you will be introduced to the art of tasting in an unusual way: in the dark, blindfolded. In a true sensory initiation*, rediscover your senses and try to guess the different aromas present in our D’USSE Cognacs. Will you dare to try the experience?

2CV ride in the Cognac vineyards
2CV ride in the Cognac vineyards
 (2)
from: $115

This private tour allows you to discover the Cognac vineyards in a fun way aboard a mythical 2CV, to cross small villages with Romanesque churches and to appreciate the hilly landscapes of the Grande Champagne vines.

The Océâmes Treasure in La Rochelle
The Océâmes Treasure in La Rochelle
 (24)
from: $40

IMPORTANT: The price is 37 € / TEAM* and not per person as indicated on some pages (*the number of people / team is not limited). Passionate and creator of logic, reflection and observation games for many years, I offer you several routes with enigmas of different levels allowing you to discover the unusual places of La Rochelle / Ile de Ré, in a fun way, at your own pace. , while remaining independent. These courses are suitable for a large audience, for two, with family, friends or other groups (EVJF/G - school - seminars - team building, etc.). Good adventure…

At the heart of the Chateau (VSOP/XO)
At the heart of the Chateau (VSOP/XO)
 (51)
from: $26

The tour begins in the historic part of the Château where visitors explore sumptuous rooms such as the States Room, where King François Ist used to receive guests. This room which is caracterized by its Renaissance architecture is quite different to other parts of the Château which date back to the Middle Ages. The tour then moves on to the Château cellars, which offer exceptional aging conditions. Here, visitors are given a detailed explanation of how BARON OTARD cognacs are made. At the end of this visit, our ambassadors will offer you different options for tasting our cognacs : VSOP BARON OTARD & XO BARON OTARD cognacs.

Cognac Masterclass with a certified Educator
Cognac Masterclass with a certified Educator
 (13)
from: $55

The masterclass takes place in a former cognac storage of a cognac estate transformed into a guest mansion, located in the heart of the vineyard near the village of Segonzac, the capital city of the Grande Champagne, 15 minutes drive away from the town of Cognac.

AT THE HEART OF THE CHÂTEAU - Tasting experience
AT THE HEART OF THE CHÂTEAU - Tasting experience
 (52)
from: $20

The tour begins in the historic part of the Château where visitors explore sumptuous rooms such as the States Room, where King François Ist used to receive guests. This room which is caracterized by its Renaissance architecture is quite different to other parts of the Château which date back to the Middle Ages. The tour then moves on to the Château cellars, which offer exceptional aging conditions. Here, visitors are given a detailed explanation of how BARON OTARD cognacs are made. At the end of this visit, our ambassadors will offer you different options for tasting our cognacs. You can choose between VSOP BARON OTARD & VSOP d’USSÉ cognacs, the two emblematic brands of the Château of Cognac. A second tasting experience will be offered: VSOP & XO BARON OTARD cognacs. For lovers of old spirits, discover the iconic VSOP & XO D’USSÉ cognacs, the perfect balance of the best vintages.

Planet Exotica entrance ticket
Planet Exotica entrance ticket
 (97)
from: $17

An exotic adventure The Planet Exotica Zoological Park immerses you in a true exotic universe: snakes, crocodiles, alligators and other reptiles, dinosaurs, greenhouses, gardens and tropical plants, bonzaïs or millenary olive tree, you have everything to discover! With family or friends, share a beautiful moment of relaxation, live the adventure Planet Exotica!

Discovery kayak 17 3-hour getaway
Discovery kayak 17 3-hour getaway
 (4)
from: $42

Sea kayaking will allow you to have an original approach to the coast. It allows you to visit the Charente Maritime coast in an original, dynamic, ecological and noise-free way. This activity can be shared with family and friends. Beautiful and good memories guaranteed.

Half-day Guided E-Bike Ride to Discover The Cognac Vineyard
Half-day Guided E-Bike Ride to Discover The Cognac Vineyard
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from: $90

Half-day discovery excursion in the Cognac vineyards by electric bike with an independent guide. Discover in a small group the heart of the Cognac vineyard and its limestone paths. During this tour you will be surprised by the calm that emanates from the landscapes, but also by the tranquility that reigns in the wine estates ... You will meet a passionate distiller and will be able to taste his family cognacs and other production. This half-day spent with an independent guide expert in cognac, allows you to discover a discreet region also called French Tuscany, country of Slow Travel ... The excursion departs from Saint Preuil, a village nestled in the heart of the Grande Champagne vineyards.

2-Hour Electric Bike Ride through the Cognac Vineyard
2-Hour Electric Bike Ride through the Cognac Vineyard
 (3)
from: $64

Explore the Cognac vineyards for two hours by electric bike with an independent guide. Admire the splendid landscapes of the vineyard, discover the peculiarities of the work of the vine to produce cognac, take a tasting break and experience the cognac on site, from the vine to the glass. In two hours your guide, independent of any brand or producer, will allow you to discover a discreet region also called French Tuscany, country of Slow Travel ... During this tour you will be surprised by the calm that emanates from the landscapes, but also by the tranquillity that reigns in the wine estates ... This ride is an invitation to immerse yourself in the cognac vineyard to better feel its soul.

Private tour Cognac House in Segonzac with tasting
Private tour Cognac House in Segonzac with tasting
 (1)
from: $16

Maison Frapin, a worthy heir to secular methods and ancestral know-how, is just waiting for your arrival to help you discover the magic of its treasures. 21 generations of wine growers and then distillers, have passed down over the centuries an exceptional vineyard located exclusively in the heart of Grande Champagne - 1er Cru de Cognac. You will end the visit with a tasting of 3 cognacs.

Beer, unfiltered, unpasteurized with fermentation in the bottle.
Beer, unfiltered, unpasteurized with fermentation in the bottle.
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from: $3

This is the story of two childhood friends who have known each other for thirty years. Both grew up in Charente Maritime, in Vallet. Today, 900 kilometers separate the two friends, one lives in Rouffignac, the other in Brussels. From this friendship was born the GARVOUL - the beer of the friends. GARVOUL - The beer of the friends, is a beer of guard, unfiltered, unpasteurized with a refermentation in bottle. Our craft beer comes from organic farming and is suitable for vegans (no isinglass). Come to discover the functioning of a brewery, to discuss with the brewer and of course, to taste the GARVOUL.

Visite guidée privée à pied de La Rochelle
Visite guidée privée à pied de La Rochelle
 (2)
from: $147

La Rochelle is one of the most touristic cities in France...and for good reason! Climate, eclectic cultural programming, museums, monuments, shops, France’s largest marina, restaurants; La Rochelle has enough to seduce everyone! Our private guide will take you to the heart of the Old Town, the City Center, and the Old Port through the great hours of this shopping and free city: the memory of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the antics of Henry IV, the seat of the Cardinal de Richelieu... today the animation of its docks and terraces, the colors of its market and the tranquility of the English-style parks will seduce you!

 150-minute VIP visit of a vineyard in Segonzac with cocktail break
150-minute VIP visit of a vineyard in Segonzac with cocktail break
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from: $273

Come and taste the best cognacs of the region during a guided tour and tasting. Discover 8 centuries of history and know-how in which 21 generations have succeeded in the heart of Grande Champagne. The Frapin house passionately embodies the great tradition of a family settled in Charente since 1270.

VR discovery session
VR discovery session
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from: $39

Hashtag VR is a new kind of room recently opened at 202 route de Paris in Gond-Pontouvre. We offer different experiences of virtual reality fun and rich in thrills. Our VR simulators offer total immersion in different extreme adventure experiences. Solo or group, birthday, team building, bachelor party girl or boy and even couple!  Do not hesitate to come to the Cape of VR several formulas will be proposed to you.

La Rochelle Lighthouse at the end of the world Segway Tour
La Rochelle Lighthouse at the end of the world Segway Tour
 (39)
from: $38

Profitez d'un moment de pur plaisir en découvrant la ville de La Rochelle, des moments uniques garantis ! Ce circuit d'une heure en Segway vous permettra de voir La Tour Saint Nicolas, le port des Minimes et un panorama exceptionnel sur le Phare du Bout du Monde.

Private Cocktail Workshop in Cognac Vines
Private Cocktail Workshop in Cognac Vines
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from: $601

6 hours of sharing and unique adventure in the Vines of Cognac, including a mixology workshop Taking into account the excellent network of wine growers, producers and traders in Cognac and the knowledge "at your fingertips" of Cognac culture, as Cognac Educator, travelers will enjoy a moment filled with knowledge and discovery around Cognac. The mixology workshop is a real plus ensuring a moment of sharing. Presentation of the Cognac culture and answer to all your questions.

Private day-tour from Angouleme: Facets of Cognac : Brand, Distillery, Cooperage
Private day-tour from Angouleme: Facets of Cognac : Brand, Distillery, Cooperage
 (1)
from: $477

In this full day private tour, explore the Cognac country with an English-speaking cognac expert / local guide driving you to a famous Cognac house (Rémy Martin, Martell or Courvoisier). Naturally, you will have the opportunity to have a cognac tasting at the end of the visit. After lunch (not included), you will go to a cooperage and finally to a craft distillery which is supplying major brands and producing its own cognacs. Enjoy your tastings and meetings with craft people living in this charming terroir and do not worry about driving, your expert guide will take you to all the places in a comfortable private vehicle.

Private tour from Cognac - Cognac Distillery & Bordeaux Winery with a workshop
Private tour from Cognac - Cognac Distillery & Bordeaux Winery with a workshop
 (1)
from: $377

On this full day private tour, explore with your wine expert guide two well-known vineyards which use different wine-making processes.: Bordeaux and Cognac. Assist a wine workshop where you will blend your own Bordeaux wine and bring back home your personalized wine bottle for great memories. Then, compare vine-growing technique used in those two famous vineyards. Do not worry about driving, your guide will drive you safely on the roads where you will meet hidden local producers, and enjoy wine and cognac tastings.

La Rochelle Heritage Segway Tour
La Rochelle Heritage Segway Tour
 (56)
from: $49

Explore the boulevards and squares of La Rochelle in style on this city Segway tour. Spin through La Rochelle with a guide and admire the beautiful architecture for which the city is famous. Explore busy streets and tranquil parks, and listen the guide that will shine a light on La Rochelle’s history.

Cognac masterclass - French language
Cognac masterclass - French language
 (2)
from: $55

This masterclass is run in French. The masterclass takes place in a former cognac storage of a cognac estate transformed into a guest mansion, located in the heart of the vineyard near the village of Segonzac, the capital city of the Grande Champagne, 15 minutes drive away from the town of Cognac.

Royan stand up paddle rental
Royan stand up paddle rental
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from: $22

We offer the rental of stand up paddle and its equipment (board, paddle, leash, life jacket, wetsuit) in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne.

Private day-tour from Cognac : Vineyard and Craft Distilleries with Tastings
Private day-tour from Cognac : Vineyard and Craft Distilleries with Tastings
 (1)
from: $366

Cognac is not only a luxury product. It is also a terroir product elaborated by several thousands of vine-growers who are craft distillers. Explore, in this full day private tour, the vineyard of Cognac with an English speaking local guide and driver, visiting craft distilleries where some of the best cognacs are produced. Do not worry about driving, you may fully enjoy your tastings and meetings with traditional producers hidden in the vines. Week days we enter a craft cooperage (barrel making), where they produce oak barrels, to have a better understanding the ageing process of cognac. The tour includes the visit of 2 craft distilleries producing their family cognacs and being at the same time suppliers of some of the most famous cognac brands. Stops at nice points of view to discover the landscapes, the local architecture, make your most original photos. A typical local restaurant is suggested by the guide.

Electric Scooter Guided Tour
Electric Scooter Guided Tour
 (2)
from: $97

Once arrived at the Vineyard and after an explanation of what we are going to do and the setting up of the individual equipment, we will go to visit the vineyard through the vines and we will pass by the port. It takes about 40 minutes after the walk for the visit of the distillery and the tasting. We will introduce you to the production of the 100% Oléron vineyard. Scooters are easy to handle, suitable for people of all ages and offer fun activities. A good way to discover local specialties while having fun.

Cellar
Cellar's Secrets
 (2)
from: $82

Tour of the historic part of the Château where visitors will discover the rich history of this monument, intertwined with the history of France: the kings and figures who lived and stayed here, and a tour of the Château cellars.  The tour ends with a tasting* of our BARON OTARD VSOP, XO Gold and EXTRA 1795 Cognacs, plus the exceptional Fortis & Fidelis, a blend of rare eaux-de-vie kept for generations to make this prestigious cognac. * Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. Consume with moderation.

1 day sea trip
1 day sea trip
 (2)
from: $634

Kelone is a travel sailboat, equipped for offshore navigation. The skipper undertakes to navigate by sail and not by motor.

Discovery of the Cognac vineyard in a 2CV with picnic in the middle of the vines
Discovery of the Cognac vineyard in a 2CV with picnic in the middle of the vines
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from: $202

Departing from Cognac, aboard a 2CV, your driver-guide will take you to the heart of the Grande Champagne vineyard, the 1er cru of Cognac, to help you discover this vineyard.

Sea Kayaking with the Family
Sea Kayaking with the Family
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from: $33

This kayak navigation will bring you an original point of view of the coasts of Fouras and the military architectures that have shaped the Charentais coast. This activity accessible to all, will allow you to share good times whether you are alone or with your family.

Half day sea trip
Half day sea trip
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from: $394

Do you dream of going along the beaches of the Ile de Ré by boat? Or would you rather sail offshore? Get ready, because after hoisting the mainsail, the Captain has no shortage of ideas for you to discover the coasts of the coast! “The destination matters less than the way to navigate. It depends on the time available, the weather conditions, the tide calendar, the state of the sea and... our desires of the moment. Kelone never makes the same circuit at sea, he adapts it each time and improvises. ”

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