Set amid the Cognac vines, Chateau de Brives is surrounded by stunning views.

Set in the rolling countryside, close to the River Charente, Chateau de Brives is equidistant from the towns of Cognac and Saintes in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of South West France,an area famed for its hectares of vineyards.

The Chateau itself sleeps 18 guests and there is a wide selection of accommodation nearby for your guests including a Gite complex with pool, sleeping 33, just 300m away.

Our nearest airports are at Bordeaux (1hr15) La Rochelle (1hr15) and Limoges (2hrs) all with regular inexpensive flights throughout the year.

There are numerous activities to do during your stay including visits to the historical towns of Cognac, Saintes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux and StEmilion. The Charente River is on our doorstep with endless walkways, bird watching and fishing opportunities

Cognac vines surround us in all directions and we highly recommend a tour of a distillery followed by a tasting. Cognac town offers a variety of great bars and restaurants to suit all tastes from the new 5star hotel & Michelin star restaurant to simple steak and frites down by the river.

Outdoor activities are plentiful for all ages. We have Kayaking on the Charente river (Dompierre sur Charente/Cognac/Jarnac), Accrobranche (Abbey Fontdouce) Water skiing and wake boarding @PlanetSki (near Jarnac) Fishing, Cycling and endless walks thorough the sunflowers and vines.

The Islands of Ré and Oleron are perfect for a day out as is the charming picturesque village of Mornac sur Seudre classified as one of “the most beautiful villages in France”.

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