At 45 km by road, La Lande is equidistant from Périgueux, the capital of the Dordogne, and Angoulême, capital of the Charente.
La Lande is 1.5 hours’ drive from Bordeaux (allow 2 hours for Merignac airport) or approximately 5 hours’ drive from Paris.
The TGV (Very Fast Train) connects with Angoulême from Montparnasse, Paris and takes 2.5 hours.
Rental Vehicles are available from both Angoulême station and Merignac airport.
Leased Vehicles are available from Merignac airport.
Airlines from United Kingdom
Ryanair flies to Angoulême (45mins drive to La Lande) from Stanstead.
Ryanair flies to Bergerac ( 1 hour’s drive) from Bristol, Stanstead, East Midlands and Liverpool.
Flybe flies to Bergerac from Edinburgh, Leeds, Bradford, Birmingham, Gatwick, Southampton and Exeter.
Bordeaux (1.5hour’s drive) has flights from London Gatwick (British Airways) and Dublin (Air Lingus).
There are also flights to Limoges from Manchester.
Car hire is available from these airports.
Rail from United Kingdom
Eurostar/TGV via Lille from London (6hours) to Angoulême.
Car and Ferry from United Kingdom
La Lande is 380 miles from St Malo, 428 miles from Caen, 480 miles from Cherbourg or Le Havre and 540miles from Calais/Tunnel.
Shopping & Facilities
Ribérac (16Km) provides all the facilities of a regional centre with hypermarkets including Lidl, Aldi, Le Clerc, Intermarche and Netto, and a wide range of specialty shops. Famous for its Friday Market.
St Séverin (3Km) and Verteillac (6Km) are small villages closer to hand for your everyday needs, with Supermarkets, Butchers, Bakers, Newsagents (with English language papers) Banks, Chemists, Doctors, Dentists ,Hairdressers and Post Office. Verteillac also has a Tourist Bureau. Bicycle hire is available from both villages. There are Service Stations outside each and also one at Palluaud (1.3Km). There are Bar/Restaurants in most of the surrounding villages.
Wi fi connection is available at bars in Verteillac (Le Calice) at Lusignac and at the Salon de Petite Etoile in St Séverin.
Sight Seeing Assistance
Maps and tourist literature are available at La Dependance for your stay.
There are tourist offices in both Ribérac and Verteillac where you can find programmes for cultural and musical events as well as advice on sight seeing and recreational pursuits.
The climate is pleasant year ‘round, warm to hot in summer with comparatively mild winters.
There is electric central heating throughout the house for the cooler months.
La Dépendance is available for rental April through to the end of October from Saturday to Saturday.