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Cognac is a commune located in the Charente department, France, between Saintes and Angouleme towns, with approximately 19,000 inhabitants. Cognac is near the Charente river and is an amazing place for relaxing and recreation. Its attractions are fabulous, so it is strongly recommended to pay a visit here.

Top Attractions within Cognac

The Old Town is the most beautiful and interesting part of Cognac. It is a medieval quarter named "Vieux Cognac", meaning "the Old Cognac". The Old Town starts from the Tours Saint-Jacques to the Saint-Leger church. In the area are many old, medieval and unusual buildings dating from the 15th and the 18th centuries. There are also many sculptures such as the salamander, which represents the King Francois I. In addition, there are beautifully decorated facades. This attraction is a must for any tourist, so it should not be missed.

Cognac Public Garden is other fabulous and heavenly spot in Cognac located right in the heart of the town. The garden has an English style and is one of the few of this type in the country. This public garden includes the the Museum of Art and History and Hotel de Ville (Town Hall). It also features many monuments, staircase of the Hotel de Ville. Tourists will also find ducks and swans as there are beautiful waters, as ell as amazing waterfalls and rivers. The attractions is definitely one of the most important and popular in the area.

Le Bistrot de Claude is a must try in Cognac. It is a small, but cozy and nice restaurant, with a friendly atmosphere and immaculate service. The food is delicious and fresh, made from quality ingredients. The pricing is great although the portions are very decent. The dishes variety is always impressive and the desserts are also fantastic. The wine is delicious and the decor is very different and nice. This restaurant in Cognac is very comfortable and here, clients receive more than they expect, so will not be disappointed.