LE GRAND BOIS~GITES It's easy to get here !

You can travel by car, using the Euro Tunnel or by ferry, arriving at Calais, Cherbourg, Caen, Le Havre or St.Malo. You can also travel by plane, arriving at Angouleme, Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Limoges or Bergerac - all of which are between 30mins and 1hr 30mins away from Le Grand Bois.


Driving in France is a pleasure compared to the busy UK roads. You can easily reach us using SAT. NAV. if you have it. Our co-ordinates are:-

N. 45 degrees   28-39 LATITUDE

W. 00 degrees   02-62 LONGITUDE

Or, if you prefer detailed instructions, we recommend www.viamichelin.co.uk website, where if you enter your starting point and your destination (Use BARBEZIEUX and Post Code 16300) it will bring you to within 8kms of Le Grand Bois and we will provide you with the last few details to ensure that the final part of your journey is as stress free as possible.


Most major airlines, as well as lots of budget airlines ( Ryanair, Easy Jet, BMI Baby, Flybe) fly into airports nearby. The closest is Angouleme, which is only 30 mins away but there are several others including Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Limoges and Bergerac which are between 1hr and 1hr 30mins from Le Grand Bois. Hire cars can be rented at all of these from the major european rental companies such as Avis or Hertz or budget companies such as Europcar. Local directions from the airport can also be obtained from the www.viamichelin.co.uk website or just ask us and we will assist.


Let the train take the strain and arrive in Angouleme, 30mins away, where you can also rent a hire car from one of several companies at the station.


However you decide to travel, it won't take long to settle in and relax once you reach us at Le Grand Bois !!