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Les Visites Hennessy


Les visites Hennessy
rue de la Richonne
Quais Hennessy
16100 Cognac

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It all starts in Cognac, in the heart of the historic birthplace of the House, where the Irishman Richard Hennessy founded the first Hennessy counter in 1765.


Guided tours - Online booking recommended

Hennessy Initiation
A discovery of the world of Hennessy cognacs
A multisensory discovery of the history, know-how and backstage of the Maison Hennessy. From April to October, you will embark on a crossing of the Charente to discover the city and the role of the river in the development of cognac.
Highlight of the visit: learn how to taste like a professional, by learning the secrets of making and tasting methods of Hennessy VS and VSOP

Mobilis - Hennessy Immersive Initiation
Discover 'MOBILIS', our new immersive installation in virtual reality!
A visual, sound and sensory creation, which combines an artisanal approach and high technology for a finely orchestrated virtual discovery.

Hennessy XO Evolution
A sensory experience around Hennessy XO cognac
Discover the secrets of one of the House's references, Hennessy XO, during a multi-sensory journey on both banks of the Charente.
Pavillons cellar, Paradis cellar and Hennessy XO Club: atypical places
for a unique visit and an original tasting.

Private visits - Only on request

Hennessy Exception
Go behind the scenes at Hennessy on a private tour, from the cellar of
Founder and his most precious eaux-de-vie up to the tasting ritual
exceptional Hennessy XO and Hennessy Paradis cognacs in a private lounge.

Alcohol is dangerous for health. To consume with moderation.

We speak English

Location details

  • River or river within 300 m
  • Downtown
  • In the city
  • River or river view
  • In the historic center


Opening hours from August 28 to November 05, 2023
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Boutique open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 19:45 p.m. Departure of visits: from 10:10 a.m. to 17:15 p.m.

Exceptional closure(s): January 01, 2023, December 25, 2023, April 11, 2023


Pricing Min. Max.
25 $ -

Guided tours - Online booking recommended

Hennessy Initiation: A discovery of history and know-how, behind the scenes of the production of Hennessy cognacs
From 25€ per person - Duration 1h30

Hennessy XO Evolution: Discover the history of Hennessy XO cognac, which has become one of the benchmarks of the Maison Hennessy
55€ per person - Duration 2h15

Private visits - Only on request

Hennessy Exception: Discover the history of the House during
an exclusive visit to the Founder's cellar and a tasting of exceptional cognacs.
250€ per person (from 2 to 4 people) - Duration 2h30

From vine to cognac: An experience that adapts to the seasons and travels through
different stages of the elaboration of cognacs (from 2 to 4 pers.) - Duration 4h

Tasting only for adults.

To learn more about the different experiences, visit the website.

Free for less than 12 years.

Payment method

  • American Express
  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Online payment
  • Contactless payment


Home animals

Pets are not accepted.


  • Tourism and Handicap brand - motor impairment

Linked offers

On site

Firm. Opens at 10:00 p.m.

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