A weekend is ideal for visiting the city of Angoulême, the Charente River and its river banks. The tour begins with the city’s two must-see historic landmarks, the city hall and the cathedral. On the streets, you’ll find façades and walls displaying comic strips. The Comic Strip Festival takes place in Angoulême every year. Another interesting discovery to make is the Angoulême Museum and its three collections: Aquitaine archaeology, African arts and Oceania arts.
On an extended trip to Angoulême, discover its heritage and the banks of the Charente. Then be charmed by the surrounding region. Book a hotel room in one of our Campanile hotels in Nouvelle-Aquitaine to explore the region. In Cognac, especially, you’ll enjoy a typical atmosphere with craft shops, good restaurants and vineyards that are the source for the famous eau de vie. Then visit the Cognac Arts Museum, École des Cognacs and the Cognathèque and continue your wine tour inBordeaux, where you’ll find our Campanile hotel-restaurants.
Angoulême and its region are an ideal destination for the family. The city of Angoulême has adapted its monuments and museums to the children by offering fun and age-appropriate guided tours. Many amusement parks and animal parks are just a few kilometers from the Angoulême, including the exotic farm with over 1,000 animals, Kizou Adventure Park, with 60 activities for children under ten, Fregeneuil Amusement Park and the Grande Prairie artificial lake.