Options for road, air and rail travel

Driving: The main west-coast autoroute passes just 12 kms from Beneze. Arriving at any of the French channel ports you can join the A10 motorway either at Paris or at Tours via the A28. If you take a ferry to the western ports St Malo or Roscoff you can reach the A10 via the A83. Leave the A10 at junction 36 Pons and turn towards the coast signposted Royan. At the by-pass of Gemozac you turn right to Cravans.

Flying: The nearest airports are La Rochelle and Bordeaux, both about one hour's drive from Benèze. The low cost airlines have flights from a number of UK airports during their summer schedules. Always check first.

Easyjet to La Rochelle from Bristol and Gatwick and to Bordeaux from Bristol, Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast, London Gatwick and Luton. Also Amsterdam Brussels, Geneva, Basel Venice and Milan.

Ryanair to La Rochelle in the summer months. Bordeaux from Stanstead, Rome and Dublin. Limoges from Bristol, Stanstead, East Midlands, Manchester and Leeds.

Flybe La Rochelle from Birmingham, Manchester and Southampton; Bordeaux from Birmingham and Southampton

Out of season Bordeaux airport has low cost services from London and scheduled services to major European centres. If flying we strongly recommend that you reserve a rental car.

Train: The Eurostar/French TGV service runs through to Angouleme with connections to Saintes.





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