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Rue du Moulin, Villars, Dordogne, 24530

How to get to Chateau de Villars

Chateau de Villars is in the small village of Villars and can be easily reached from airports at Limoges (1hr), Bergerac (1h15) and Bordeaux (2h15).

The nearest trains stations are Angoulême (1hr drive) or Thiviers (20 mins drive).

Having a car in Villars does allow you the flexibility to explore the area. However, if you prefer not to drive or hire a car, please ask about airport/train station pick ups.
Please contact us should you need any assistance planning you journey.

  • BY CAR : GPS -45.418398, 0.753679

    • At any of the airports, you can easily rent a car. Hertz, Europcar, Avis

    • We are approximately 60 minutes from Limoges airport or Limoges St. Benedictin train station.

    • Bordeaux airport is about 2 hours away by car.

    • Drive to us and take the tunnel:

    • Drive to us and take the ferry:  We are 7 hours 30 minutes from Calais and about 6 hours from St. Malo, Caen or Le Havre.

    • If you are driving and need directions, we can send these to you or use ViaMichelin.
      (IMPORTANT NOTE: There are many ‘Villars’ in France- we are Villars - 24530)

  • BY PLANE :

    • Airports: Limoges Airport, Bordeaux Airport, Bergerac Airport

    • There are flights to and from Stansted, East Midlands (Nottingham), Liverpool, Southampton, Paris and Brussels. Connections can be made from Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and Edinburgh. 

    • Bergerac airport is also close by (1 hour and 15 minutes) - easy for you to drive to us if renting a car at the airport. You can fly to Bergerac  from Gatwick, Manchester, Edinburgh, Exeter, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham or Glasgow.

    • Or try Gatwick, Birmingham, Luton or Dublin to Bordeaux.

    • From the USA and Canada: Check out flights into Paris, London or Brussels - and connect to Bordeaux. 

    • From Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, come on to the Chateau by TGV train (Charles de Gaulle airport to Angouleme for example). 

    • And if originating in Canada, check out flights through Montreal to Paris.

  • BY TRAIN :

    •  Arrive in Angouleme via Lille on Eurostar/TGV from St. Pancras International, from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport or from Paris Montparnasse station. There is a dedicated bus connection to Brantome from Angouleme or we can send a taxi to Angouleme for you. 

    • Or, if you are already in Paris, come by train - either the new TGV which gets you to Bordeaux in 2 hours then change to Perigueux/Thivers or from Gare d’Austerlitz direct to Limoges and on to Thiviers.

    • Thiviers is our local station and is 20 minutes away from the Chateau de Villars, in Villars. We can arrange to collect you from there. Trains arrive in Thiviers from Limoges and from Bordeaux.

    • From Bordeaux airport, take the Jet shuttle bus to the train station, where a train will take you to Perigueux and change for Thiviers