Travel and Directions
The area is easily accessible from the ports of Caen, St Malo, Cherbourg and Le Havre. From the UK and Ireland, routes to these ports offer relaxing overnight crossings.
Other channel alternatives include the Channel Tunnel, Dover-Calais or Dover-Boulogne – allow for a four/five hour drive. A good balance of cost, sailing time and driving is the four hour Newhaven-Dieppe crossing operated by LD Lines which is relatively inexpensive and a drive of less than 3 hours.
Orly is the nearest major Paris airport. Other local airports served by budget operators are Paris Beauvais (via Dublin), Angers, Rennes, Tours, Nantes and Dinard – all are within a 1 ½ to 2 hour drive. London City to Angers (1 ½ hour drive) operates May to September.