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Château de Cognac

Visites culturelles

Tours tariffs and Opening days :

From the 1st April to 30 June and from 31st August to 31 st October, visit every day (except the 1st of May) : from 10:00 am to 12:00 am and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
July and August, visit every day : from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Tarifs :

Individuals : 10 Euros. From 12 to 18 years old : 4,50 Euros. Less than 12 years old : free. Group (from 20 to 49 person) : 7 Euros.

Guided tour and tasting : Discover the Castle/Visit the Chai paradise and Museum with Cognac tasting.

Description :

The Valois Chateau, where François Ier was born in 1494, built on the heights of the Charente river.
Historic building built between the 12th and the 16th century.

Home of the governor built in the 15th century, when the François Ier 's grandfather, the Count Jean de Valois, made it its main home.

Room with the helmet : room of pageantry of the 13th century ; presence of the Valois' blazon, dynasty of François Ier, above the chimney.

Arched cellars : cellars with exceptional conditions for the conservation and the ageing of the Otard cognacs.
Thick walls of 3 meters, temperature of 15° all the year and a moisture of more than 90 %.

Room of the States : splendid rooms Renaissance built in 1517 by François Ier at the beginning of his reign, in order to receive there all the biggest kings of the World.

At the end of the visit, tasting of a Otard cognac and possibility to buy products in our shop in self-service.
Relaxation space.