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Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard

127 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
+33 5 45 36 88 86
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Small-Group Tour of Chateau and Maison de Cognac with Tasting in Cognac
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127 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
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+33 5 45 36 88 86

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The tour is as much about the rich history of the house as it is about Cognac making. Our guide was very informative and clearly knows her French kings and queens. The chateau has been a working Cognac place since 1795 so there is lots...More

Thank Steve M
Johanne Z, Relation Visiteurs at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. It would appear that you have followed the historic tour (From the History of France to Baron Otard Cognac). This tour is mainly about the History of France and the history of the Royal Château de Cognac. We also have...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

COGNAC The town is a charming little french town full of treasures. Given the size of cognac stocks various brands is probably one of the richest in all of France. Witch you should visit the production of barrels of white oak is fascinating. Even more...More

Thank Jaroslav M
Johanne Z, Visitors Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment ! Indeed many days are needed to discover this beautiful town of Cognac 😊

Reviewed 23 March 2017

The English speaking tour was around 15 people. We were a little late because parking was tight in Cognac and this was in the off season in October. The history of the Chateau was interesting to hear. We booked online directly with the Chateau. The...More

Thank Trekkiez
Johanne Z, Visitors Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we take it into account as we work on improving our visitors’ experience every day. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Royal Château de Cognac 😊

Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was our first experience visiting a cognac house and it was both interesting and enjoyable. We were the only two on the tour. The guide spoke English well. She was very knowledgeable and professional. The location is right near the river and easy to...More

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Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment, we are glad you enjoyed the tour !

Reviewed 7 December 2016

This Chateau is hidden in the middle of Cognac. It is a great little maze with lots of history. Many of the decorations are no longer the original but well done replicas.More

Thank Katie V
Johanne Z, Relation Visiteurs at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Indeed, the Royal Château de Cognac has been destroyed many times then rebuilt. That's why the different rooms of the Château date back to various times. I think the decorations you mention are the mouldings : the originals are in...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Decided to go here after chatting with the very helpful guide at the Muses design Arts Cognac a short distance away. We liked having visited the museum first because we had something of the history of the place and saw the model of how the...More

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Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and enthusiastic comment. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and you liked your guide, we will sure let her know how satisfied you are. We look forward to welcoming you here again :)

Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited Cognac today and booked a guided tour of Chateau De Cognac. Our guide Marina was wonderful She took us through the Chateau explaining to us about the history of the Chateau, that King Francis 1st was born there and how he enjoyed entertaining....More

Thank Barbara L
Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We’re glad you enjoyed the tour and the tasting that ends it. We will sure let Marina know how much you liked the tour !

Reviewed 28 October 2016

I don't drink Cognac, but I wanted to tour the castle during my stay in Bordeaux. I was not disappointed. I arrived early, so I bought my 8€ ticket and walked around to the Hennessy distillery to kill time. Martell was further down the winding...More

Thank AntoineD88
Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment. Indeed the Royal Chateau of Cognac has a rich history that we are proud to share with our visitors, as well as the process of making Cognac.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Done this visit 3 times now with various visiting family. There is penty of history concerning the chateaux and a good explication of how the cognac is procuced. Apealed to children more when the guides were in period dress but still remains enough to keep...More

Thank Tina E
Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for coming to the Royal Chateau of Cognac so often. We are pleased that you and your children have enjoyed the tour !

Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Chateau Otard is not terribly obvious amongst the other large stone edifices in the town centre; there's just a small notice board at the entrance gates directly off the street, but you can park in a free car park 50 metres away (if you...More

Thank 1953Trek
Johanne Z, Customer Relationship at Chateau Royal de Cognac - Maison de Cognac Otard, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. Indeed, we are lucky to have a Cognac House settled in a Royal Chateau, whose history is closely linked to the History of France, as 9 Kings came to the Chateau, among them the French King Francis I.

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susanne330
Will you be running tours from 14/12/1016 to 18/12/2016? We will be attending a Wedding on 17/12.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Yolande d | Property representative |
Thanks for your question . Yes, The Royal Castle of Cognac is opened every day in December, from 10:00 am to 12:30 & 1:30 pm to 6:pm. M
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Paul S
The time of the tour in English.. Thankyou
31 May 2016|
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Response from Johanne Z | Property representative |
Dear Paul, Thank you very much for your interest in the Château de Cognac. The time of the tours in English depends on the day. Do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or by telephone so we can arrange a tour at your... More
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Paul S
Could someone let me know what time of the day are the tours given in English. .
31 May 2016|
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Response from fmarcillaud | Reviewed this property |
Dear Paul, it actually depends on the seasons and busyness in cognac. I know that all guides speak English (as they are prohibited to do both tours). To ensure yourself give them a call +33545368886
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