During this private guided tour of the Chateau Royal de Cognac, learn the early history of one of the world’s first cognac houses, begun by Baron Otard in the 18th century. Also explore centuries of turbulent and fascinating French history with a firsthand peek at the millennium-old castle.
Discover hidden chambers, such as the State Room, where King Francis I’s guests once congregated, in an overview of France’s history from the 13th to 19th centuries. Learn how the castle was once used as a prison and explore the wall carvings of revolutionary inmates with a private guide providing valuable context.
Uncover the origins of Baron Otard Cognac, which was founded more than 200 years ago. Visit the famous cellars where the potent eaux-de-vie are still aged and bottled, and top off your tour with an exclusive tasting of two popular cognac varieties, Baron Otard VSOP and XO Gold.