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.
PRE-ORDER YOUR GROCERIES
Order one (or more) of our 2 grocery packs, which will be ready on board for you when you arrive:
These packs are only available prebooked, from the time of your booking up to a few weeks before departure. For the full details of the packs, please visit our Important Extra page.
PRE-ARRANGE YOUR TAXI TRANSFER
Le Boat will be happy to arrange transfers from your arrival point to the base. Please download a taxi transfer form here and send it to the base at least 14 days prior to departure. The base receptionist will contact you directly to confirm details of your transfer.
Our base offers toilets, showers, fresh hot drinks and a washing machine for your use.
There is open parking available free of charge. Enclosed parking without surveillance costs 28 E per week and there is also a garage with 6 places available at a cost of 41 E per week.
8.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm. The base is closed on Sunday.
The boats are available between 4pm and 6pm. If you are going to arrive late, please advise us by phone.
You will find all traditional shops and services at Jarnac.
Monday to Thursday: 9am - 12.30pm and 3pm - 7.15pm
Wednesday to Saturday: 9am - 7.15pm
Sunday: 9am - 11.45am
Market days: everyday except Monday
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS
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
Hôtel Restaurant l'Essile à Bassac - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 81 94 13
Hôtel Restaurant Mercure à Cognac - Tel: 00 33 (0)5 45 35 42 00
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