6 Sights in Cognac, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Cognac, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Cognac, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Cognac

1. Église Saint-Léger

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The church of Saint-Léger is the largest of the churches in Cognac. Former priory of the Benedictines, it is now the main parish church of the city. Built from 1130, it was enlarged and reworked over the next three centuries, which explains the presence of many architectural styles, a unique assemblage in a region where there is a predominance of the Romanesque style.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Léger de Cognac (FR)

2. Jardin Public

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Cognac Public Garden is located in of the heart of the town of Cognac in the departement of Charente, France. It is one of the few English-styled gardens in France open to the general public. The park is the result of the marriage of the gardens of two adjoining properties; it houses the Hotel de Ville and the Museum of Art and History.

Wikipedia: Cognac Public Garden (EN)

3. Bagnolet

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The Château de Bagnolet was built in 1810 on the banks of the Charente in Cognac. Located a few kilometers from Cognac, the Château de Bagnolet is, since 1841, one of the properties of the Hennessy House. The House welcomes the brand's best customers as well as visiting personalities during exceptional events.

Wikipedia: Château de Bagnolet (Charente) (FR)

4. Espace du prieuré (Bibliothèque municipale)

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The priory of Saint-Léger de Cognac was a Benedictine priory located in Cognac in the French department of Charente and the diocese of Angoulême. It depended on the abbey of Saint-Léger d'Ébreuil, in Auvergne. The church of Saint-Léger de Cognac was the priory church.

Wikipedia: Prieuré Saint-Léger de Cognac (FR)

5. Couvent des Récollets

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The Couvent des Récollets de Cognac is located in Cognac in the French department of Charente. The convent was founded in the seventeenth century during the Counter-Reformation by Recollet friars who are Franciscans organized in order in the sixteenth century.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Récollets de Cognac (FR)

6. Porte Saint-Jacques

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The ensemble Porte et tours du Vieux-Port de Cognac also called Porte Saint-Jacques is a monument located on the banks of the Charente in the French commune of Cognac, department of Charente. The gate and towers were part of the city walls.

Wikipedia: Porte et tours du Vieux-Port de Cognac (FR)


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