Boat rental in Charente

A cruise between Loire and Garonne

Firstly, departing from Angoulême, perched on its plateau facing the ocean. Then, through the vineyards of Cognac. The city of François 1st, with its vineyards, castles and historical sites. Between the Loire and Garonne, the Charente, wide and winding, flows gently towards the ocean, regulated by 21 locks. Known as the “most beautiful stream in the world”, its route is dotted with towns and cities rich in relics of the past. Charente is also the home of the famous Pineau and the delicious Cognac. Visiting the distillation and aging cellars will reveal all the secrets of this elixir of the gods. With many opportunities for tastings. You will be seduced by the lush valleys, dotted with Renaissance castles. The Romanesque churches are also countless wonders to discover.
The Charentais gastronomy will welcome you with open arms, with its dishes based on seafood in its many restaurants preparing their regional specialties.
Navigating in this region will delight the fishermen!

The Charente is teeming with different species of fish such as trout, carp, pike or other perch and eels…

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Gallery of photos of river tourism in Charente