A Cognac waterway cruise invites you to a voyage of discovery
In the pleasant climate of this region of Charente, we’ll train you to steer your licence-free rental boat. We invite you to discover the charm of a waterway cruise from Cognac, a historic town better known for its cellars. Here, you can shake off the stress as you unwind and enjoy a soothing and relaxing holiday for all members of your crew.
After visiting the town of Cognac and taking in its wealth of attractions, you can finally board your licence-free boat and navigate the “most beautiful river in the Kingdom”, if we’re to believe the words of François I. Here, you’ll uncover all the treasures of waterway tourism. The pleasure of navigating at a slow, soothing pace, the possibility of mooring wherever you want for a walk or bike ride… You can make your choice as to whether you head towards the shores of the Atlantic Ocean or inland.
A discovery trip or sporting holiday – waterway tourism for all tastes
When it comes to indulging their passion, fishing enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice in Charente. The rest of the crew will be able to take a cool break, swimming in one of the many beaches on the shores of the region’s lakes. Why not navigate as far as Angoulême, where you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the magical world of comics. History buffs might prefer to stop off in Saintes to explore the Roman ruins, as well as the imposing Gothic cathedral of Saint Pierre.
Whichever route you choose, you’ll enjoy getting your whole crew together to navigate the locks or chat with other boaters. There’ll also be opportunities to meet some great people during a waterway cruise, so make the most of them ! Finally, between the Loire and the Garonne, the Charente will also lead you towards some of the region’s most famous vineyards. So, leave your houseboat and get lost in the cellars of the largest Cognac and Pineau estates.