Getting Here

How to get here

Flying to the Dordogne is becoming easier and cheaper than ever. The closest airport to Riberac is Bergerac. Although only small, Bergerac Airport is 40 mins from Riberac and both Ryanair and Flybe operate flights at very competitive prices. The airport has car hire facilities with all the major car rental companies operating from there.

Flights

You can fly to Bergerac or Bordeaux airport from the following airports with the airlines shown below

London Gatwick
London Stanstead
Liverpool
Manchester
East Midlands

Exeter
Southampton
Birmingham
Edinburgh
Leeds

Glasgow
London
Liverpool
East Midlands
Southampton

Belfast
Bristol
Cork
Dublin
Edinburgh

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Car Hire

Although it depends on the time of year and day that you fly, the normal cost of hiring a 3-door hatchback for one week is approximately £120.00.
For more details on car hire at Bergerac or Bordeaux Airport, please visit the following web sites…

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Driving from the UK

All the major channel ferry companies operate crossings from England to France from and to various destinations. You can even use the Euro tunnel.

Finding a crossing that suits you should be relatively easy, but always try to book early to avoid disappointment. You will find travelling by road easier in France than in the UK. The roads are generally a lot less congested and the drivers a lot politer.

If you want to stop off on the way down, book in advance. France has an abundance of cheap hotels aimed at those who just wish to stop, nap and go. Although impersonal (for example, with the Formula 1 and ETAP hotels, you normally check-in using a cashpoint situated outside the front door!), they are cheap, clean and situated on all the main routes.

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