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The Area

While you’re here, you will also find our address, link to a map and some useful info on how to get to us. There’s so much to see in the surrounding areas, and we want to help you explore. We’ve added some useful links to give you an idea of where to go, as well as tasters of what you can enjoy during your visit.

Getting to Maison Des HibouxMaison des Hiboux, Les Chauvin, Salles Lavalette, 16190
Our farmhouse is serviced by 2 main airports, both of which have many car hire options or we can arrange transfers for you. Flight times range from 1 hour & 20 minutes to 1 hour and 40mins.

Bergerac – RYANAIR/BRITISH AIRWAYS/FLYBE/JET2
(1 hour and 15 min drive to the farmhouse)
Bordeaux – RYANAIR/BRITHS AIRWAYS/FLYBE/EASYJET
(90 minute drive)
You may also want to consider Poitier or Limoges airport, both under 2 hour drive to the farmhouse.

If you are staying with us for longer there are a few other options too.

You can take a ferry from Portsmouth/Newhaven to Dieppe/Caen. Drive times once in France can vary, usually between 4.5 hours to 6.5 hours depending on which port you choose.
http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/
https://www.ferrysavers.co.uk

Or you can travel my favourite way! Eurostar to Paris (2 hours and 16 minutes), have lunch in Paris, then grab a TGV for a scenic trip to Angoulême, just 30 mins away from Maison Des Hiboux
https://www.eurostar.com
https://www.sncf.com/sncv1/en/trains/tgv

Villages and Towns of Interest

Sandy Beach at Cap-Ferret
Abbey Church at Local Village Brantome
The Charente River-Cognac
Bordeaux
Arcachon Beach