By Car….
Calais to Le Repaire is 420 miles by road. Using the autoroutes and the ‘Periferique’ around Paris the journey usually takes around six hours by car. If you are traveling from the west of Britain then the Portsmouth ferry makes most sense – and can reduce the time on the road in France. The journey from Le Havre or Caens can be up to two hours shorter than that from Calais. Wherever you are crossing the channel, we can give you the best route for your onward journey by road to Le Repaire.

By Rail…
You can also reach Bellac by rail from Paris or Lille (Eurostar) via either Poitiers or Limoges – or even bring your car with you on the train to either Poitiers or Angouleme

By Air…
Flying is also an option – there are Air France flights to Limoges from Paris’ Orly airport, Ryanair fly from London’s Stanstead Airport to both Limoges (about 30 minutes away) and Poitiers (about a 55 minute drive to Le Repaire), and Flybe fly to Limoges from Southampton and Liverpool. British Airways also operates flights from Gatwick to Bordeaux (about a 2 1/2 hour drive to Le Repaire).

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"Thank you for a fantastic holiday. It’s been so relaxing for us and there has been plenty to keep the children entertained. Anyone with children should definitely take a trip to the monkey sanctuary at Romagne, and if you like fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere, Le Relais is lovely. Karen, Kevin & family have made us feel so welcome and have been incredibly helpful. Thanks again for a great holiday."

- Peter & Katie Hunt, Bucks

"Thank you so much we had a lovely time. I love this Gite and wish it were my home. You have been very kind and welcoming, Kevin & Karen, Thank you for all the extras you did for us. All the facilities were great, especially the Table Tennis and swimming pool. We wish you all the best here and hope we can return soon"

- The Clarke family

"Beautiful pool, lovely gite, welcoming hosts and we recommend 'Le Relais' in Mortemart for a meal."

- The Avent family, Bath

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