Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Cognac, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 36 m
Descend 24 m

Explore Cognac in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in CognacIndividual Sights in Cognac

Sight 1: Église Saint-Léger

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The Saint-Léger church is the largest of Cognac churches. Former priory of the Benedictines, it is today the main parish church of the city. Built from 1130, it was enlarged and altered during the three centuries that followed, which explains the presence of many architectural styles, a unique assembly in a region where a predominance of the Romanesque style is observed.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Léger de Cognac (FR)

10 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: 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. He depended on the Saint-Léger d'Ébreuil abbey, in Auvergne. The Saint-Léger de Cognac church was the priory church.

Wikipedia: Prieuré Saint-Léger de Cognac (FR)

225 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Couvent des Récollets

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The Convent of Cognac Récollets is located in Cognac in the French department of Charente. The convent was founded in the 17th century during the counter-reform by recollet brothers who were Franciscans organized in order in the 16th century.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Récollets de Cognac (FR)

435 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Jardin Public

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Jardin Public rosier / CC BY-SA 3.0

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)

1469 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 5: Dolmen de Séchebec

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Dolmen de Séchebec rosier / CC BY-SA 3.0

The dolmen de Séchebec is a dolmen located in the commune of Cognac in the Charente department, France.

Wikipedia: Dolmen de Séchebec (FR)


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