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Mirabelle Gites
29 Chemin de St Hilaire
Chez Cornet
Asnieres-la-Giraud 17400
Charente Maritime

Willie Roberts: 00 33 684649428, Mary Magee: 00 33 638 682134
Fixed line: 00 33 546 321779

(GPS: N 45 52.556 W 0 31.221)

By Ferry or EuroTunnel

The shortest ferry crossing is from Dover to Calais and it takes approximately 75 minutes. Eurotunnel is even quicker at just 35 minutes. The drive to Mirabelle is between 5 – 7 hours plus stops depending on which ferry port you arrive at.

By plane

Flights from the UK and Ireland take approximately 90 minutes. The nearest aiports are La Rochelle (50 minutes drive), Poitiers (60 minutes drive) and Bordeaux (90 mins drive). Limoges also has flights from the UK and Ireland but is 2 hours drive away.

La Rochelle has flights from:

Birmingham (Flybe)
Bristol (Easyjet)
Cork (Ryanair)
Dublin (Ryanair)
Edinburgh (Jet2)
East Midlands (Ryanair)
Leeds (Jet2)
London Gatwick (Easyjet)
London Stanstead (Ryanair)
Manchester (Flybe)
Oslo (Ryanair)
Southampton (Flybe)

Poiters has flights from:

London Stanstead (Ryanair)
Edinburgh (Ryanair)

Bordeaux has flights from:

Bristol (Easyjet)
Cork (Ryanair)
Dublin (Aerlingus)
Edinburgh (Ryanair)
Liverpool (Easyjet)
London Gatwick (BA)
London Luton (Easyjet)
Southampton (Flybe)

By train

The French railway system is excellent and very fast. It is possible to travel from London St Pancras or Kent to La Rochelle by the French train network (TGV). From La Rochelle you can get a train to Saintes and St Jean D’Angeley or Saint Hilaire de Villefranche.