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Le 13th January 2022
To the west of the country of Angoulême begins the wine-growing lands of Cognac. Many of the estates present between Saint-Saturnin and Claix offer visits to the vineyards. From June to October, hiking in the vineyards becomes a must in the destination.
We have selected for you 5 circuits that pass through the Cognac vineyard. To complete the experience, do not hesitate to visit the Cognac estates in the area, to discover the distilleries and learn about the aromas of The Gold of the Charentes.
> Circuit between vineyards and stones in St-Saturnin – 15,5km
A beautiful immersion in the vineyards of Cognac by ridge paths where splendid 360° panoramas are offered to hikers on both sides of the Fontguyon valley.
> Circuit of the vines in Sireuil – 14km
Go for a beautiful hike along the Charente, discover the village of Sireuil, then take to the heights for an immersion in the heart of the Cognac vineyard.
> Circuit of the hills in Plassac-Rouffiac – 10km
Set off on a circuit offering beautiful views over the hilly countryside of southern Charente, with colors changing with the seasons, from ochres to white on the chalky hills in winter, and from green to gold on the crops on sunny days.
> Circuit between vineyards and Nouère in Asnière sur Nouère – 9km
Follow the Voie Verte, the former P'tit Rouillat railway line. Walk between vineyards, small woods and crops before returning to the Nouère in the charming village of Gouthiers.
> Circuit of the fountains and the Charente river in Marsac – 8km
This beautiful hilly hike will take you from the fountains of Ladoux, les Guérinauds and La Faye to the Charente river.