Getting to Gites de Brives: by car, plane or train
Getting to Brives sur Charente (45 40 03 N 0 27 13 W) is easy - exit the A10 at junction 35 (Saintes). We are 4.5 hrs from St Malo/Caen; 6 hrs from Cherbourg/Le Havre and Roscoff; 7 hrs from the Tunnel, Calais/Boulogne.
You will enjoy using your car here because there is so much to see and do!
Train: TGV (Paris to Angouleme or Saintes, 2 hours -ish). Connexion to Cognac (local station).
Local Airports: Angouleme 30 mins, La Rochelle 1 hr 10 mins, Bordeaux 1 hr 15 mins. It is also possible to fly to Nantes, Poitiers or Limoges but the airports are one and a half to two hours drive away. Try Ryanair, Easyjet, BA, Flybe, BMIBaby and Air France.
Phil and Glyn live on site and want to help!
Gites de Brives
23 route des Romains
17800 Brives sur Charente
Telephone - +33 546 931534