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Fam Trip 2024 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine: discover Cognac (part 3)

Discover our Fam Trip 2024 in Cognac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, with Essential Travel and agents. From distillery tours to riverside walks, immerse yourself in Cognac's history and beauty.
Posted on Mai 2, 2024

Welcome to our latest article, where we conclude our Fam Trip 2024 in the city of Cognac, renowned for its rich wine heritage, in the captivating region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Join us as we unveil the highlights of our Fam Trip 2024, where we embarked on an unforgettable journey with the Essential Travel team and our esteemed agents. Our mission: to discover the hidden gems nestled in the heart of southwestern France. From distillery tours to walks along the Charente River, immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Cognac with us.

Where to stay?

Chais Monet Hotel*****

Your clients will experience luxury just like us at the Chais Monet & Spa Hotel. With its blend of heritage and modern design, this five-star property offers luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, and a world-class spa.

A walkway leading to a courtyard with a building in the background.
The hotel lobby showcases wooden barrels, adding a rustic charm to the ambiance.
Indoor pool at hotel: A serene oasis with crystal-clear water, surrounded by lounge chairs and lush greenery.

La Nauve Hotel & Jardin*****

Immerse yourself in the French lifestyle at La Nauve Hotel & Jardin. This five-star property offers luxurious rooms, exquisite dining options, and a relaxing atmosphere in the heart of Cognac.

A grand mansion with a serene pond in front, exuding elegance and tranquility.
A restaurant with a long arched archway, inviting guests to enter and enjoy a delightful dining experience.
A modern house with a spacious yard and trees in the background.

What to do/see?

Château de Cognac

Explore the history of Cognac at the Château de Cognac. Your travelers will discover the production of exceptional cognacs, including Baron Otard and D’Ussé, in the fascinating setting of this historic castle.

A river flowing with a majestic castle, the Chateau de Cognac, standing tall in the background.
Stacked barrels in a room at Chateau de Cognac.
Aerial view of tables and chairs in a courtyard at Chateau de Cognac.

Cognac Bertrand tour

Experience tradition and modernity at Cognac Bertrand. A visit to the family estate in Petite Champagne Fine and an exploration of their range of cognacs reflecting generations of craftsmanship.

A house with vibrant purple flowers adorning its side, creating a picturesque and colorful scene.
A cognac production facility with numerous sizable pots for the distillation process.
People standing in a room surrounded by numerous barrels filled with cognac.


Discover the charm of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne. Your travelers can explore this small character town and one of the most beautiful villages in France, renowned for its picturesque streets and riverside beauty. 

A group of people smiling for a photo in front of a charming village.
Stone altar in dimly lit cave, mysterious and ancient setting.
A spacious house with a fence and a majestic tree adorned with purple flowers.

Hennessy tour

Immerse yourself in Hennessy‘s heritage at their Historic House. Discover multisensory tours, guided tastings, and contemporary exhibitions showcasing the heritage of this iconic cognac house.

Hennessy logo on a wall: A sleek and iconic emblem of Hennessy, a renowned brand, displayed prominently on a wall.
A table with bottles of hennessy on it.
A group of women standing at a long table with drinks, enjoying each other's company.

As our Fam Trip 2024 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine comes to an end, we conclude our journey in the captivating city of Cognac. From exploring its rich wine heritage to discovering its charming streets, our adventure has been filled with memorable moments. We hope that our journey will inspire your clients to explore the hidden treasures of southwestern France.

Bon voyage !