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La Palmyre zoo
The zoological park of la Palmyre is actually the most popular in France and one of the most famous accross Europe. It was founded in 1966 by Claude Caillé 15km away from the city of Royan, and it is now part of the regional inheritance. It covers more than 100,000 Sq. ft. in a natural site where people can observe as much as 1600 animals, representing more than 130 species, among which (...)
La Rochelle aquarium
La Rochelle aquarium is one of the biggest in Europe, 8000 m2, close to 10000 animals of more than 500 species. 3000 m3 water volume in total. Practical information : Quai Louis Prunier - (Indication GPS) BP4 - 17002 La Rochelle CEDEX 1 Tél. 05 46 34 00 00 - Fax : 05 46 45 35 71 Email : contact@aquarium-larochelle.com By car, 1h30 from Cognac (Highway A837 or D137) September, open from 9 (...)
Visits in Cognac’s country
The county of Cognac offers many possibilities of exists, between it s vineyards, its gastronomy and its historical heritage. Here are some web sites to visit, where you can find good adress to spice your visit in Cognac, between tastings by wine growers, typical meals and cultural visits. http://www.ville-cognac.fr/ http://www.tourism-cognac.com/ http://www.cognacetapes.com/index.html (...)