When requested your itinerary could include collection from the regional railway station or port.
The following information is merely a guide to the various options of travel available to the region. You will need to make your own travel arrangements and book direct with the provider/carrier of your choice.
Please ensure you have adequate travel/holiday/health insurance for your visit. If you do not have independant insurance cover you should be able to make arrangements through your air carrier, ferry company or motoring organisation.
CRUISE SHIPS berthing at LA ROCHELLE & BORDEAUX
We have had the pleasure of welcoming passengers from Oceania Cruises, P&O,
Crystal Cruises, Windstar Cruises and The World formerly-Residensea
In Port at La Rochelle? Then seize the opportunity to visit a famous Cognac House & independent producers of Cognac & Pineau des Charentes. We collect from your point of disemabarkation and return you to your ship for 18.00 or earlier if necessary. To avoid disappointment we advise booking well in advance - minimum 10 days in advance. Tell us your disembarkation time & we will suggest a suitable itinerary.
For cruise passengers calling at the Port of Bordeaux, berthing along the Quais we will collect you for a visit to Saint Emilion or Cognac.
Cruise passengers disembarking at Le Verdon are ideally situated for visiting the Medoc - minimum 6 people applies to this location or we will collect you from the ferry Port at Royan for a Cognac visit.
A I R
The Charente & Charente Maritime are served by the regional airports of Bordeaux (Merignac), La Rochelle, Bergerac, Limoges.
R A I L
The fast TGV network connects the region at Angoulême with good daily services from Paris and Bordeaux enabling you to enjoy one of our Cognac Tours in a day.
We Collect/Return from Anguolême or Cognac railway stations if stated in your personal tour itinerary.
For TGV timetables view the website http://www.sncf.com/en/trains/tgv
F E R R Y / CAR
Ferry Routes to France are operated by Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries, LD Lines, P & O and Norfolk Ferries.
For a glimpse at destination Cognac take a look at Brittany Ferries Voyage publication the Spring 2018 editiion, turn to A Strong Tradition in the food & drink section.
DRIVERS: For all motoring advice and French driving laws & requirements contact the motoring organisations or a government body before leaving.