Jonzac is located in the Charente-Maritime departement (17) of Poitou-Charentes, near the city of Cognac. Benefiting from a warm climate and a greeny environment, Jonzac is in the heart of a dynamic area. It is only spa to be entirely trogloditic, so it’s worth seeing !
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The international airport of Bordeau is 60 mins from Jonzac, La Rochelle airport can be reached in 190 mins and Poitiers airport is 120 mins from Jonzac. You can also arrive in Angouleme with a TGV and catch a local train to Jonzac.
Other sports and activities like climbing, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, boating, archery, skateboarding, etc can be enjoyed in Jonzac.
For those who prefer cultural discoveries, there is the 11th century caste, several mills (Moulet Chez Bret, Moulin Cluzelet), the Villa Gallo-romaine, several bridges crossing over the River Seugne, etc.
Every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday you can walk through the market stalls and buy local produce. On Sunday, the market is exclusively for fruits and vegies.
Food and drink
Regional cuisine consists of magret de canard and confit de canard that are duck recipes, but also in veal and saucisson. On the markets you can find local cheeses and wines.
As for drinks, the alcoholic beverage Cognac and Pineau des Charentes are elaborated not farm from here.
You can find places in Jonzac to eat either fresh fish from the sea or fine cuisine.
Creperie du moulin, 22, place du Marché 17500 Jonzac Tel: 05 46 48 32 28 €15 to 30
Le Coq D Or, 18 place du chateau, 17500 Jonzac Tel: 08.77.14.00.06 €30 to 60
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