Travel – Getting to St. Avit

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Saint Avit Sénieur is situated between Bergerac and Sarlat in the Périgord Pourpre region of the Dordogne in Aquitaine, South West France.

Rail Travel

Possibility of Transfers to Lalinde on start & finish days, at pre-agreed times. Shared taxi, not included in the holiday price. St Avit-Lalinde is about 40 minutes. This works out around 30 to 50 euros each way.

D33 train on the Bordeaux-Sarlat line

ARRIVE : Thursday 30 May
Départ de Bordeaux St Jean 12h41, Arrive Lalinde 14h15
DEPART : Thursday 6 June, Depart 11h48 Arrive Bordeaux St Jean 13h18

Trains To Bordeaux from Paris : The ultra-high speed ‘TVG Océane’ takes about two or three hours from Paris Montaparnasse to Bordeaux. Libourne is good too. Bordeaux to Lalinde (which is the closest station to St Avit) is about 90 min,utes on the Bordeaux-Sarlat D33 line. We provide transfers to Lalinde on the start and end days of the course at fixed times.
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Bordeaux – Sarlat D33 train info from

Air Travel

  • Flights to Bergerac Airport from up to nine different UK airports, Dublin, Rotterdam & Paris.
  • The distance to Saint Avit is a 35 minute drive (31 km,19 miles).
  • Flights to Bordeaux Mérignac Airport from UK & Ireland.
  • Shuttle bus from Bordeaux Mérignac to Bordeaux St Jean SNCF train station.
  • Then take the Bordeaux – Sarlat train & get off at Lalinde. We provide transport from here on the start & finish days of the course at fixed times.