Leisure and activities

Discover all leisure activities on Destination Cognac : walks, cycling tours, canoe, paddle and boat renting, river cruises, where to swim, geocaching, wellness...

All leisure and activities

Memories and sensation guaranteed on Destination Cognac ! On the water, in the air, on a bike, off for a walk… It’s time to initiate yourself to new practices or push your limits.

More

Walks

In an unusual landscape of different soils and waterways, your walks will lead you along shaded valleys and sunny hillsides with distant views : endless vineyards, fields and forests, poplar groves and oak coppices. Leave the pathway and you will also come across some remarkable sites such as an abbey, a traditional washing-place, or perhaps {…}

More

Cycling routes and moutain bike

Discover the 4 cycling tours of Destination Cognac at Châteauneuf-sur-Charente, Cognac, Jarnac and Segonzac ! Stop when you want, discover curiosities, admire scenery, wander round a church or visit a vineyard, it’s up to you ! And remember, if it’s a bit steep, you can always get off and walk up ! Enjoy the environment {…}

More

Boats for hire

Who hasn’t dreamed of being a skipper ! Navigation is child’s play, negotiating lock an opportunity for a chat, life on board a simple choice between lazing around and fishing… The Charente is navigable for 170km between Angoulême and Rochefort - sail past pretty villages and be sure not to miss out on local specialties...with {…}

More

Water sports

The advantage of being on holiday here is that sooner or later you’ll find yourself beside the Charente. A multitude of water sports : canoeing, pedalos, electric and motor boats for hire, stand-up paddle - everywhere ! Ideal for young or old, big or small, sporty or those simply in search of relaxation.

More

River cruises

Take a trip on a sailing barge on the river Charente from Saint Simon, or on a solar-powered boat from Saintes or on the Reine Margot boat from Angoulême Go through a lock, discover river banks and small villages from the water...a moment to share with family or friends !

More

Where to swim

For those who want to freshen up or relax ! You are offered several possibilities : swimming pool, aquatic centre, or a real sandy beach along the river Charente...in Cognac, Jarnac or Chateauneuf sur Charente, the choice is yours !

More

Fancy having fun

You like treasure hunts or orienteering races ? Geocaching is for you ! Start this unusual activity with the whole family ! Geocaching is a free experience which enable you to discover heritage and nature and to venture off the beaten tracks to take part to a new generation treasure hunt ! With your smartphone {…}

More

For children only !

What can you do with children ? Don’t panic ! Find our selection of activities to learn and have fun with the whole family ! Safari parks, gardens, cruises,theme park, castles, museums,leisure parks…

More

Well-being

You live on Destination Cognac, you are staying for business or simply on holidays ? You are going to enjoy this part ! Give yourself a wellness break ! Massage, hammam, jacuzzi… For a romantic evening or on your own, we have good addresses for you

More