Prices are exclusive of travel costs. We are not a tour operator but will be happy to assist you make the best travel arrangements.
Guests living in Europe can avail themselves of the many flights coming into Bergerac (40 mins away) or Bordeaux (60 mins away) Airports. International guests usually fly into London or Paris, with onward travel by air or TGV. Clients travelling by air can be met at Bordeaux Merignac or Bergerac, those by TGV at Libourne. Car hire is available. Note that Bergerac & Libourne are recommended to avoid Bordeaux rush hour!
From the Uk there are many flights by BA, Ryanair, Easyjet, FlyBE, Jet2 from airports throughout the UK, flying int Bordeaux or Bergerac Airports.
The best access to France from the UK is by Eurotunnel, which has regular (15-30 min. intervals typically) drive-on departures from Folkestone. It takes 35 minutes to Calais. Then the route is via Rouen, Chartres, Tours, Poitiers and Angouleme. Driving distance from Calais is 525 miles, of which more than half is dual carriageway. Typical driving time 8-9 hours from Calais, motorway tolls about £20. The advantage of driving is that you can return home with good wines at very cheap prices, due to our contacts.
We can provide recommendations for overnight hotel stops.
The simplest route is via Lille. from St.Pancras, arriving in Libourne around 5pm.
Alternative is via Paris, it’s quicker, but involves a 30 minute underground trip. Opportunity to stay in Paris on either leg.
Inexpensive cars can be hired from Libourne or Bordeaux.
We have a small fleet of classic cars for rent from Chateau du Faure