Travel from the UK


Ensure that you have at least 6 months on your passport before travelling to France.


Montignac is well served by the following airports:-

Limoges approx 1 hour 50 minutes drive to Montignac

Bergerac approx 1 hour 30 minutes drive  (Flights to Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Exeter, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London City, London Stansted and Manchester)

Brive Souillac approx 45 minutes drive 

Bordeaux approx 2 hours drive

Toulouse approx 2 hours 30 minutes drive

Car hire is available at all these airports. Airport pick up can sometimes be arranged.

The cheapest flights are usually Ryanair who fly to:-

Brive from London Stansted only

Bergerac from Bournemouth, Bristol, East Midlands, Liverpool and London Stansted

Limoges from Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted and Manchester

Bordeaux from Cork, Dublin and Edinburgh.

Easyjet now operate two flights a week from Gatwick to Limoges.


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Montignac is approximately a 10 hour drive from Calais. Speak to David to discuss alternative crossings and best routes.

Fastest channel crossing is the Eurotunnel.

Cheapest ferry crossings are usually DFDS Seaways.

You can cross:-

Dover to Calais

Dover to Dunkerque

Newhaven to Dieppe

Portsmouth to Le Havre

or  P and O ferries. The cheapest crossing is from Dover to Dunkerque.


Montignac does not have a railway station or a good public transport system. There are just a few not very frequent buses to Sarlat and Brive. However it is possible to get to Brive by train from Paris. Other nearby railway stations are Perigueux and Condat. Railway pick up can be arranged. It is possible to have an enjoyable holiday at ‘Les Granges’ without a car or using bikes and some guests do this. Montignac has a very good choice of restaurants, cafes and shops all within easy walking distance  but a car is preferable and necessary for visiting other towns and sites of interest.

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