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How to get to Chateau Perroterie:

Ways of getting here:

1) Fly to Bergerac or Bordeaux airports and hire a car.
Approximate drive times:
Bergerac (35m)
Bordeaux (1hr 15m)
Bordeaux Airport is served by routes from locations throughout Europe and beyond including London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol, Norwich and Dublin. These routes are flown by British Airways, Air France, KLM, Aer Lingus, Bmibaby, Flybe, Easyjet and many others. For detailed flight information please check Bordeaux Merignac International Airport.

2) Fly to Paris and drive, or come by rail (SNCF) from Paris to Bordeaux
The journey from Paris (Gare d'Austerlitz) to Bordeaux takes about 3 hrs.
Car hire is also available from Bordeaux railway station.  Book in advance.

3)  Rail from London to Paris then Paris to Bordeaux
The journey from London to Paris (Gare du Nord) takes about 3hrs
Be sure to allow sufficient time between trains in Paris to get from Gare du Nord to Gare d'Austerlitz and to allow for delays (at least 1hr to 1hr 30m)

4)  Driving
Chateau Perroterie is approximately 6 hours' drive from the cross channel ferry ports of Saint Malo, Caen and Le Harve or 7 hours from Cherbourg. Cross channel operators to these ports include Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries, LD Lines and Irish Ferries. Alternatively you may wish to us the Channel Tunnel via Eurotunnel.


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Park Stay & Fly - hotels and airport parking
Our Park & Fly packages, will provide you with a night in a comfortable hotel near the airport, up to two weeks parking while you are away, and include complimentary round-trip transportation to the airport -- all for one low, no surprises, package price. In some cases this entire package will cost you less than parking at the airport.

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