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 - 17:30. 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:
Restaurant du Château à Jarnac - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 07 17
Restaurant La Chaumière à Jarnac - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 64 66
Du Chateau - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 07 17
Le Savoyard - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 34 32
La Ribaudière a Bourg Charente - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 30 54
Outside unsecure parking: Free of Charge
Outside enclosed secure parking: £35 per week
Garage Parking: £45.50 per week
Monday to Thursday: 09:00 to 12:30, 15:00 to 19:15
Wednesday to Saturday: 09:00 to 19:15
Sunday: 09:00 to 11:45
Everyday except Monday.
La Rochelle: 118km
Bordeaux: 122 km (E606)
Coming from Angoulême or Cognac, follow the Crown Blue Line signs after the bridge over the Charente river.
Railway Station at Jarnac
The following ferry companies operate to Northern France.
Call us on : 01756 701200 (+44 1756 701200)
Boating Holidays, Bowers Wharf, Skipton, BD23 2PD, United Kingdom