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Situated on the gentle banks of the Charente, Jarnac remembers the time when its port welcomed salt and wine in abundance. The town quickly became a large trade center because of its position in the middle for the production area for the well known" life water" of Cognac.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 08.30 to 12.30 and 14:00 to 18:00.
If you are going to be arriving at the base late, you will need to inform the base directly.
When you arrive at the base there will be a note on the reception door informing you where your boat is. The boat will be left open with the lights on for you to stay on board that night. The base staff will do the full briefing the following morning.
Your boat will be ready to depart for 16:00 - 18:00. We recommend that you arrive 60 minutes earlier for check-in and instructions.
If you have booked an Early Check-in Service, please arrive at the base ready to depart between 11am and 12pm or from 2pm.
Your boat should be returned and unoccupied by 9am on your last cruising day (or by midday if you have booked a Late Check-out).
Our base staff look forward to welcoming you to their cruising region and aim to make your arrival and holiday as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
When you arrive or base staff will:
Hotel Le Ligaro – Jarnac – +33 (0) 545 32 71 38
Les Ombrages – Vibrac - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 97 32 33
L’echassier – Cognac - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 35 01 09
Mercure – Cognac - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 35 42 00
L‘Essille – Bassac - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 81 94 13
Du Chateau – Jarnac - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 81 07 17
La Ribaudiere – Bourg Charente - Tel: +33 (0) 5 45 81 30 54
Restaurant du Château - Jarnac - Tel: +33 (0) 545 810 717
Restaurant La Chaumière - Jarnac - Tel: +33 (0) 545 816 466
Outside unsecure parking: Free of Charge
Outside enclosed secure parking: £35 per week
Garage Parking: £45.50 per week
In Jarnac you will find shops, banks and a post office.
Everyday except Monday and Wednesday.
Fishing licenses can be purchased locally at the nearby Coop market or ordered prior to arrival at http://en.cartedepeche.fr/.
7 Quai de l’Orangerie
16 200 Jarnac
Tel: +33 (0) 545 81 09 30
It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For example, there is a new legal requirement in France to carry a breathalyser, triangle & florescent jacket in your car. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/overseas
Coming from Angoulême or Cognac, follow the Crown Blue Line signs after the bridge over the Charente river.
La Rochelle: 118km
Bordeaux: 122 km (E606)
Closest train stations:
The following ferry companies operate to Northern France.
Call us on : 01756 701200 (+44 1756 701200)
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