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.

Air Travel

[section name=”Bergerac”]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). We provide airport transfers to Bergerac airport & Bergerac on the start and end days of the course at fixed times. Pick up on start day before 15h30 for course start time at 16hr. The Standsdtead and Southampton  flights are usually in by 15h30.
Lots of car hire at Bergerac airport[/section]
[section name=”Bordeaux”]Flights from Ireland & UK. Flights to Paris.
Shuttle bus from Bordeaux Merignac 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. Ticket & timetable info from &[/section]
[section name=”International flights to Paris”]If you are flying from outside Europe, Paris is served by two international airports, Charles de Gaulle & Orly. Details about travel to & from these airports here – Then train from Paris (see next section for details)[/section][/accordion]

Road & Rail Travel

[section name=”Trains from Paris”]As of July 2017, the new ultra-high speed TVG Océane takes about two hours from Paris. The TGV (fast train) from Paris Montparnasse to Libourne takes 4 hours. Stay over in Bordeaux or Bergerac?
It’s about 90 minutes to Lalinde (which is the closest station to St Avit) on the Bordeaux-Sarlat line. We provide transfers to Lalinde on the start and end days of the course at fixed times.
Ticket and timetable info from
Bordeaux – Sarlat train info from
[section name=”Driving from Paris”]From Paris it is 595Km (370 miles), about 5 hours 40 minutes drive.[/section]
[section name=”Driving from Calais”]From Calais it is 877km (545 miles), about an 8 hour drive.[/section]
[section name=”Trains from London”]From London using Eurostar is 8-12 hours including a change of trains in Paris.
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