If you are travelling by car and ferry, the nearest ferry ports are Caen (Ouistreham)
and St Malo (both about a 6 hour drive) and Dieppe and Le Havre 6hr 30mins. Calais
and Boulogne are a little further (8 hours) but often the ferry crossing is cheaper.
Once on the continent and in the Dordogne area directions are here
Bergerac is just over an hour’s drive and has daily flight from several destinations.
Other possible airports are Bordeaux (1hr45), Dordogne Valley (Brive) (1hr45) Poitier
(2hrs), Limoges (2hrs) and La Rochelle (2hrs30mins). Flybe, Ryanair, BMI Baby, Easyjet,
Jet2 and BA all have regular flights coming into the area.
The nearest main/TGV train station is Angouleme from where you can get a local train
to Montmoreau which is about a 15 minute drive to the yurts. Perigueux also has a
train station but Angouleme generally has better connections to most places.
The journey on the Eurostar from London to Angouleme can be done in around 6 hours
with one change either in Paris or in Lille and if you book well ahead it is not
We will happily pick up guests from Montmoreau train station for no charge because
we love the idea of people traveling by train and then hiring bikes to get about
whilst here. For a charge we can also pick you up from Angouleme station which is
just under an hours’ drive away.