The town was originally part of the salt trade, but in the 18th century, the salt business declined. The townspeople responded by developing the "eau de vie" to which the town gave its name. There are many large homes in the town that recall the fortunes made, and more to see in the countryside. A Car rental locations is available, and day trips through the region are highly recommended, especially the churches at Bourg Charente, Aulnay de Saintonge and the Bassac Abbey. Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Cognac is both easy and economical.
The Cognac area has a lot to offer all who visit , from hiking to riversports to riding. For those desiring a more sedate outing, there are cruises along the Charente from March to November. With a rental car, the resorts area of Royan and the island of Re, Oleron and Aix are all a short drive away.If you don't know what the town of Cognac is all about, come and explore this fine destination. Otard, Hennessy, Remy-Martin and Martell, they all come from Cognac! Both the old town and the surrounding areas are worth a visit. Before going on the distillery tours (they provide samples at the end) why not rent a car and get to know the area?Questions about driving in Cognac? Our driving information page should provide answers.
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