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Ferries

Brittany Ferries from the ports of St Malo and Caen  - allow 6 hours driving time.

Northern Ports of Calais - 10 hours driving time  

I encourage guests to use the routes offered by Brittany Ferries as although the cheaper ferry rates offered by the northern ports may seem attractive, you will need to consider the additional costings of fuel, tolls and perhaps an overnight stop.

How to Obtain the 20% Discount

We are delighted to offer our guests a 20% discount with Brittany Ferries. In order to receive this our guests will need to book directly with Brittany Ferries' holiday marketing site - Holiday France Direct.

  1. Click on this link to take you to our advert with Holiday France Direct

  2. Click on BOOK NOW

  3. Follow the instructions

  4. You will then be sent your discount code to book your ferry

If you originally made your initial enquiry directly through the HFD site we reduce ​your holiday by the £34 HFD admin charge. If you have enquired through another channel then you are still able to obtain your 20% discount however we are unable to reduce your total holiday cost by this amount.

Flights

Bergerac Airport - 20 minutes to Acabanes

To view operators flying into Bergerac from the UK

Airport Transfers

Please do not rely on a taxi being available at Bergerac airport as it is only a small airport with limited facilities.

Bergerac Airport taxis 05 53 23 32 32

We recommend booking early.

1. Mark Pope Private Driver

+33 (0)6 49 49 92 13

markpope68@hotmail.com

6 seater car

2. Chris who owns Minibus47 

Car Hire Bergerac Airport

This link will take you to several car hire companies. The feedback from our guests is to contact BuggsCarHire, a family run business offering a good service.

When accepting a quote you need:
Passport No
Driving Licence No
Licence issue or start date
Dept or Postcode - Dordogne
When picking up a car you need:
Credit or Debit Card for the security deposit
Driving Licence
Passport 
Copy of confirmation.
 

Bordeaux Airport - 90 minutes to both villas

To view operators flying into Bordeaux from the UK

Airport Transfer

Transfers from Bordeaux are limited and can be expensive. 

For the most competitive rates our guests recommend Prestige Organisation.

Please click on the links for full details

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Car Hire Bordeaux Airport

TGV High Speed Train

You may want to consider the high speed link from Paris to Bordeaux and then a train from Bordeaux to Ste-Foy-La-Grande train station. 

Sainte-Foy-La-Grande station is only 20 minutes to Acabanes.

Overnight Hotels

Relais du Silence

Novotel

Campanile

Best Western

Places we have enjoyed en route - please do contact me if you would like more information or advice

Pons - south of Saintes - Peter and Sue will welcome you to Les Balcons de la Seugne, their lovely Chambre d'hote near Cognac which is a perfect location for a distillery tour. 

Chartes 

The night Illuminations are highly recommended for all the family.

Saintes

Poitiers - we stayed in the Grande Hotel Best Western which was a great location in the centre, opposite a fantastic boulangerie for breakfast  very close to good restaurants.

Local B&B if you wish to extend your stay

Les2Brigards A 2 minute drive away 

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