How to get here
All you need to know about getting here can be found on this page. Whether to choose, to fly, drive or take the train in - you can be assured that you will arrive to a warm welcome!
Airports: Biarritz Bidart Airport - 1.5 hour drive
(direct flights from Stanstead, Gatwick and Luton (July - Sept) serviced by Ryanair)
Bordeaux Airport - 2 hours drive
(direct flights from Gatwick or Luton serviced by Easyjet)
Lourdes Tarbes Airport - 1.25 hours drive
(direct flights from London Stanstead serviced by Ryanair)
Reasonably priced Car Hire available at all airports.
For travel information London Eurostar to Gare du Nord Paris then connect to Pau or Dax. Click this link for more information.
Ferry, Eurotunnel and Road
The quickest way to cross the English Channel is by Eurotunnel.
Car ferries are available from Dover, Portsmouth or Southampton to Calais, Dunkirque, Caen or St Malo
details can be found at Directferries.co.uk/france
Road journey from Calais 1025 km - 1.5 hour crossing
Dunkirque 1035 km - 1.45 hour cossing
Caen 761 km - 5 hour crossing
St Malo 690 km - 11 hour crossing
In addition Brittany Ferries operate a cruise ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao or Santander which takes just under 24 hours with a 2.45 hour onward drive to Sainte Colombe.
Toll Motorways and Route Nationals are a pleasure to use, and not heaving with heavy traffic. You can enjoy a hassle free and comfortable drive with many rest areas and village hospitality en route