getting to le moulin

appealingly off the beaten track and yet easy to get to

Average annual sunshine exceeds 2,250 hours!

 

  • Car and ferry/shuttle

  • LOW-COST FLIGHTS to LOCAL AIRPORTS

  • LOW-COST FLIGHTS to PARIS

  • EUROSTAR AND TGV (high speed train)

 

where is le Moulin du Chemin  Western France near the Atlantic coast, about half way down the map. Mid-way between la Rochelle and Poitiers. 240 miles southwest of Paris. 60 miles northeast of la Rochelle.

inexpensive, simple travel

how to get there

Easy to reach by CAR!

Car & ferry/shuttle

 ferry port

drive to le Moulin 

 ferry port

drive to le Moulin 

St Malo from Portsmouth & Cork

3½ hrs

Cherbourg from Pool

5 hrs

Caen from Portsmouth

4½ hrs

Le Havre from Newhaven

5 hrs

Roscoff from Plymouth & Cork

5 hrs

Calais from Dover*

6½ hrs

Dieppe from Newhaven

5 hrs

Zeebrugge from Rosyth*

7¼ hrs

* Recommendation: make the journey part of your holiday; book the best cabin on the ship (not necessarily expensive if you book early) and break the journey with delightful en-route stopovers

satellite navigation coordinates are 0689090 and 5163125

geographical coordinates 46°35'41.91"N and 0°31'53.46"W

 

Easy to reach by PLANE!

Nearest Airports to le Moulin du Chemin:

LA ROCHELLE

1hr 20mins drive

public transport to Niort is available*

POITIERS

1hr 10mins drive

public transport to Niort is available*

NANTES

1hr 30mins drive

no public transport connection is available

* Le Moulin du Chemin provides a transfer service between Niort station and le Moulin du Chemin - generally without charge.

LOW COST FLIGHTS (LOCAL AIRPORTS)  MANY services are seasonal

UK or Irish airport

carrier

le Moulin's local airport

Amsterdam

 Ryanair

 Nantes

Bournemouth

 Ryanair

 la Rochelle

Birmingham

 Flybe / Ryanair

 la Rochelle / Poitiers

Bristol

 easyJet

 la Rochelle / Nantes

Brussels (Charlleroi) Ryanair la Rochelle

cardiff

 Aer Arann

 Nantes

Cork                                   COMING FROM IRELAND?

 Aer Lingus

 la Rochelle & Nantes

Dublin                           COMING FROM IRELAND?

Ryanair

 La Rochelle & Nantes

east midlands

 Ryanair

 Nantes

edinburgh

 Jet2.com / Ryanair

 La Rochelle / Poitiers

Gatwick

 easyJet

 la Rochelle

Glasgow

 Jet2.com

 la Rochelle

Leeds/Bradford

 Jet2.com

 la Rochelle / Nantes

Manchester

 Flybe

 la Rochelle

oSLO

 Ryanair

 la Rochelle / Nantes

Shanon                       COMING FROM IRELAND?

 Ryanair

 Nantes

Southampton

 Flybe

 la Rochelle

Stanstead

 Ryanair

 Poitiers, la Rochelle & Nantes

Travel between airport to Le Moulin:

·  Rent a car at the airport. le Moulin du Chemin will supply driving directions – you can request these

   on the Booking Form or

·  Le Moulin du Chemin will arrange a taxi to meet you and take you back to la Rochelle, Poitiers or

   Nantes Airports – please contact us.

 

Paris Airports to le Moulin du Chemin

· Paris Roissy CDG (Charles de Gaulle) Airport

  4hrs 35mins drive or TGV (fast train) station in the airport. Train journey time is 4hrs.

· Paris Orly Airport

  4hrs 12mins drive or public transport to Paris and TGV (fast train) to Niort - details below.

LOW COST FLIGHTS (PARIS)  some services are seasonal

UK or Irish airport

carrier

airport

Belfast

 easyJet

Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Birmingham

 Flybe

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Bristol

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Coventry

 Thompsonfly

 Paris Orly

East Midlands

 Bmibaby

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Edinburgh

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Exeter

 Flybe

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Glasgow

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Liverpool

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Luton

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Newcastle

 easyJet

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Norwich

 Flybe

 Paris Charles de Gaulle, Roissy

Travel from Paris to le Moulin:

·  CDG Roissy Airport: Rent a car* or take the TGV (fast train) from the airport train station via

   Poitiers to Niort**.

·  Orly Airport: Rent a car* or take the airport bus, Métro or a taxi to Paris Gare Montparnasse and

   TGV (fast train) to Niort**.

** le Moulin du Chemin provides a transfer service between Niort station and le Moulin du Chemin, generally without charge - please ask. The transfer journey time is 40mins.

* le Moulin du Chemin will supply driving directions – you can request these on the Booking Form.

 

Easy to reach by TRAIN!

EUROSTAR AND TGV from London

·  Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord and TGV from Paris Gare Montparnasse direct to Niort. Travel

  from Gare du Nord to Gare Montparnasse by airport bus, Métro or Taxi. Le Moulin du Chemin

  provides a transfer service between Niort station and le Moulin du Chemin, generally without charge -

  please ask. The transfer journey time is 40mins.

* le Moulin du Chemin will supply driving directions – you can request these with the Booking Form.

Car rental can be about the same cost as the transfer

 charge and a car gives you added freedom.

 

Easy to reach by EUROPEAN BIKE EXPRESS!

EUROPEAN BIKE EXPRESS from VARIOUS UK PICK-UP POINTS

·  From various pick-up points in the UK.

·  To la Créche, near Niort, where European Bike Express will make a 'special' stop and where we will collect/drop you and your bike off.

·  Driving time between la Créche and le Moulin is about 50 minutes. 

 

Maison d'Hôte: Carolynn Grimaldi, 2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin, 79240 Scillé, France

+33 (0)5 4995 9487 – info@moulinholidays.com

 

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