And I am going to Cognac / La Rochelle for the weekend of my birthday. What will I be doing there you ask?
Why sampling cognac and touring an old shipyard that built schooners (fast, sleek sail boats) for over two centuries.
I will post more information here as I finalize the plans.
Plans for Cognac are the following-
Friday, July 8th
Leave Bordeaux at 1400 and arrive in Cognac at 1700. Check into Hotel Ibis and stop at the Tourist Office.
Walk around town and find dinner.
Saturday July 9th
Tour Cognac and the surrounding areas. Visit a few cognac houses and take plenty of pictures.
Sunday July 10th
Make a trip to Rochefort for cheese or La Rochelle for the old shipyards.
Return to Cognac and Bordeaux Sunday night.
Total cost of trip 200â‚¬