Globally known for its famous liqueur, Cognac is an ideal starting point in the middle of the Charente navigable. Go east to discover Angoulême or west to cross Saintes and if you have enough time, extend your cruise to Rochefort

We are specialists in houseboat rental, If this is your first river cruise and/or if you have any questions about the boat without licence, do not hesitate to contact us, we are at your disposal from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm by E-mail or at 0033 230 96 08 57.

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Practical Information

    Description of the Base
  • Fluvial marina composed of a captaincy serving as a reception with a large esplanade. Located in the heart of the city of Cognac, on the Hennessy docks.
    • Supermarkets
  • LECLERC & AUCHAN (open from Monday to Saturday 8:30 - 20:30), between 3 and 10 minutes by car from the base
    • Navigation
  • The locks on the Charente are manual (without lock keepers), hence the slightly sportier side of the cruise but also greater freedom of navigation: locks to maneuver yourself. It should be noted that the Charente may be subject to periods of flood or drought, making navigation impossible. In this case we reserve the right to offer you an alternative departure elsewhere in France
    • Access
  • Train: Angoulême TGV (43 km) or Saintes (29 km)
  • Air: Angoulême - Brie Champniers airport (30 minutes from Cognac)
  • Agenda Culturel CognacAgenda Culturel Cognac

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