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At the Heart of the Château Experience with Tasting in Cognac

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in the afternoon and start your tour of the Château Royal de Cognac. The visit is divided in two high points: the first one involves the history of France, and the second one the elaboration of the Baron Otard cognac. 

    In the first part, you will learn, thanks to your professional guide, about the Château de Cognac, located in Cognac city, which is a 13th century historical monument and a French history memorial. Hear about the history of France from the 13th to the 19th century, and discover the prestigious State Room, where King Francis 1st hosted his guests.

    At the end of the 18th century, the Chateau was purchased by Baron Otard. The Château is known for its exceptional environment, temperature and humid condition, perfect for ageing spirits. You will explore the humid cellars in the depth of Château where the best eaux-de-vie are still ageing today with the exceptional natural conditions. 

    You will end your tour in the Chateau with a tasting of three different types of Cognac: Baron Otard VSOP, XO Gold and Extra 1795.

    The Château Royal de Cognac is ideally located at 90 minutes drive away from Bordeaux and Poitiers and 50 minutes drive away from the Atlantic Coast.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Central place in Cognac
    Duration
    1h 15m
    Inclusions
    • 3 Cognac tastings: Baron Otard VSOP, XO Gold and Extra 1795
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Food & Beverage
    • Shop items
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Tour and the Castle are absolutely great, with a witty and knowledgeable tour guide called Sabrina, we had a fantastic time ........ Thank you so much , hope to return very soon.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank loglady70
    johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Royal de Cognac, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you very much for your visit and the review ! We are glad you had a good time, and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back :)

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The visit to the castle is wonderful. And the tour guides who accompany you during the tour are well prepared and very kind as well. I had the impression that they have been living in the castle for a long time. And then there is...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LuciaValerio13
    johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Royal de Cognac, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to leave a review ! We are glad you enjoyed the visit, and we hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back :)

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour guide seemed to rush the tour. And there were too many people for the guide to be heard by everyone, And the tour guide did not offer enough information. We took a different tour the next day that was much better.More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank David W
    johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Royal de Cognac, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for visiting Le Château and taking the time to leave us a comment. We're sorry you did not get to visit in the best conditions & did not enjoy your Experience. We take careful notes of your comment and will make sure this...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2019

    I have never been to a Chateau before and really enjoyed the experience. It was amazing to see how they distilled and bottled the cognac

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank mickey6409
    johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Royal de Cognac, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

    Thank you very much for your visit and your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your experience at Le Château :)

    Reviewed 9 July 2018

    Took some australian friends for this visit that we know well as it is our 4th time there with guest.Good value for money BUT make sure you are not in a large group especialy with dutch people as they are very loud..speaking between themselves! WE...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Beina1
    Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Royal de Cognac, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

    Thank you very much for your visit and your nice comment, we are glad you enjoyed your semi-private visit ! We hope to welcome you back for a fifth visit :)

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    Over here in NH USA, a "sketcher" is a unsavory-looking person that behaves strangely. Don't be bringing your sketchers to NH lol
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