'Cottages de Garrigue', Garrigue, 24500 Fonroque, Dordogne, France
Cottages de Garrigue is located about 6km from Eymet in the Dordogne, South West France. We are about 20mins drive from Bergerac airport and 1hr35 drive from Bordeaux airport. We are a 6hr30 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
There are many options to travel to us. If you are researching routes use Eymet as our nearest town. We are 6km to the north of Eymet.
Car hire is recommended 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 or Skyscanner.
Bergerac airport (EGC) is only 20mins drive from us.
Bergerac covers flights from all over the UK and Europe including London Stansted, London City, London Southend, Southampton, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Exeter, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Edinburgh and across France, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Croatia and Germany.
Ryanair, Jet2, British Airways, Flybe, Transavia and Charlair all serve Bergerac.
Bergerac has reduced timetable from October to April and an excellent high season service.
Charlair started a service in 2019 from Bergerac to Nice and Lyon. Perfect if you want to move around, combining rural winelands with cosmopolitain coast.
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 and Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries and DFDS dominating the routes. Both ports are 6½ hours’ drive down to Eymet. The toll roads are direct and generally free from traffic.
Calais is a 10hr30 hour’s 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 new TGV service (opened in July 2017) connects Bordeaux St Jean to Paris and take just 2hrs. It is now an incredibly fast route with speeds of up to 320kph, that used to take over 4hrs. There is a direct train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bergerac and takes 1hr.