'Cottages de Garrigue',
231 Impasse des Gites,
Cottages de Garrigue is located about 6km from Eymet in the Dordogne, South West France. We are about 20mins drive from Bergerac airport and 1hr40 drive from Bordeaux airport. We are a 7hr drive from the ferry ports of St Malo and Caen.
We are exceptionally well placed for plentiful local wine tastings, restaurants, chateaux and food stores.
Further afield are the popular tourist towns of Bergerac (25mins), Sarlat (1hr45), Perigueux (50mins).
How to travel to Cottages de Garrigue
If you are researching routes use Eymet as our nearest town. We are 6km to the north of Eymet. When you are 30 minutes away we suggest you use Google Maps to search 'Cottages de Garrigue'. We are too rural for SatNav.
Car hire is necessary to get the best from the area. The Dordogne and Lot et Garonne departments are surprisingly large and public transport is in short supply. Excellent car is available at all our nearest airports, train stations and ports. Bergerac airport has a new car hire area, including all the major hire companies. You can often find good offers on comparison sites such as Travelsupermarket.
Bergerac airport (EGC) is only 20mins drive from us.
Bergerac covers flights from all over the UK and Europe including London Stansted, London City, Southampton, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Manchester, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford and across France, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Croatia and Germany.
Bergerac has an excellent daily high season service and a reduced timetable from October to April.
Bordeaux airport (BOD) is 1hr35 drive and has a busy flight service including London Gatwick, London Luton and London Stansted plus many destinations across France and Europe including Amsterdam, Belfast, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Oslo, Zürich and Vienna.
Toulouse airport (TLS) is 2hr15 drive and has a busy flight service including London Heathrow and London Gatwick plus many destinations across France and Europe.
Limoges airport (LIG) is 2hr30 drive and is well connected across the UK, Spain and Italy.
UK ferries bring you to St Malo, Caen Dieppe and Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries and DFDS dominating the routes. All ports are 7hr drive down to Eymet. The toll roads are direct and generally free from traffic.
Calais is a 10hr30 drive to us and passes through some lovely parts of France, so perfect to split across a few days. The motorways are generally clear. Small tolls often apply. You can see Eurotunnel prices here.
The TGV service (opened in July 2017) connects Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse and take just 2hrs. It is an incredibly fast route with speeds of up to 320kph. There is a direct train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bergerac and takes 1hr15.