This little known area is home to astonishing sights. Its Pineau and Cognac wines are of international fame. Our multi-faceted ride will start east of Angoulême, with a scenery which reminds that of Limousin and Périgord. Large forests as well as small farms in a rolling landscape . Then, coming back north-west we’ll ride across the famous Cognac and Pineau vineyards. We’ll have the opportunity to visit the Grobos Abbey. We’ll go across the Argentine flatland with its old quarries, the medieval castle of Villebois la Vallette, the monolithic church of Aubeterre, the largest in Europe), the Maine Giraud vineyards. We’ll ride along the Charente river to end up in Cognac to visit distilleries and proceed with Cognac tasting.
This route may be altered, depending on room availability in hotels, weather conditions and time spent visiting