Getting To Chanteloube

Traveling to Chanteloube is very easy. Whichever route you decide to take we advise that you book early to get the best prices and to avoid disappointment.

Planning Your Journey

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Traveling to Chanteloube couldn’t be easier. Whichever way you decide to travel, it is easy to get to and there are many choices.


Bergerac is our nearest airport. It is about 35 minutes drive away from the house.

Ryanair fly to Bergerac from Stansted, Bristol, East Midlands & Liverpool
Flybe fly to Bergerac from Birmingham, Exeter, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Glasgow & Southampton

Flights are available to Bordeaux, Limoges and Poitier all these airports are approximately 2 or 3 hours drive away from Chanteloube.

Car Hire

A car is essential whilst staying at Chanteloube and you can hire one at the airport, it is advisable to book car hire at the same time as flights, especially in peak season to ensure availability.

Hertz is associated with Ryanair and cheaper if booked through Ryanair's website
Buggs Hire (an English run company, usually cheaper and very reliable)

Ferry Crossings

There are several routes across the channel, varying from the regular route of Dover Calais, to 50 minute crossings Portsmouth to Boulogne and overnight crossings to St Malo. You can also use the cross channel tunnel.

Brittany Ferries

Depending upon where you sail to, there are many routes down to Chanteloube, some via Paris, others by-passing Paris altogether. The journey is possible in one day with an early start from the ferry ports. However late afternoon crossings are often cheaper and if this was your choice you could break up the journey with an overnight stop on the way.

 Port Miles Km Time
Boulogne 451 727 07h40
Caen 357 576 06h20
Calais 495 798 07h50
Cherbourg 431 694 07h40
Dieppe 405 651 06h50
Dunkerque 500 805 07h50
Roscoff 411 662 07h30
St. Malo 339 546 06h20

An alternative to driving down is to catch a ferry to Calais and from there take the overnight French motorail train down to Brive which is approximately an hours drive from the house. Savings made if booked on line. Click Here To Visit Rail Europe