Set in between the Loire Valley and the Dordogne, the Charente Maritime has always been a favourite destination for those seeking a sunny climate alongside a scenic coastline. Parisians have taken their holidays here in this unspoilt area for years as we are only 4 hours from the capital.
La Rochelle Airport
The airport at La Rochelle may only be small but Ryanair, Easyjet and Flybe use the airport daily. With 6 airports in the UK and now connected flights with Dublin, you can soon see the pleasures of Charente Maritime. Hire a car at the airport and you can be with us in just 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Sat Nav: 45°51'49.09N 0°27'52.92W
If you prefer to travel by car then you have many options available. Most people either use the Channel Tunnel or the Port of Dover, but with so many routes to choose from it is best to shop around for the best deal. Choose to use either Paege (toll roads) or Route National (main roads). The Paege will take approximately 7 hours to our front gates, we have found this useful Route Finding Tool to help you.
Including Frances T.G.V network you can also travel from any UK pick-up-point to Saintes, just let us know and we will be ready and waiting.
Travel by coach and take the hassle out of your holiday, from almost every city in the UK you can be whisked away by an air-conditioned coach to Saintes (20 minutes from our door), just let us know when you will be arriving and we will be happy to collect you from the coach.