Getting here 2015
We are based in a small village called Faucon – just 12km to the north of Malaucene and the foot of Mont Ventoux. We're 1 hour from Avignon, 1h 30m from Marseille, 2h 30m from Lyon and 30 minutes from Orange.
Getting to us here in Faucon has never been easier.
Our 3 local airports are Avignon, Nimes and Marseille and we do return transfers. Transfer time from Aivignon is 1 hour, Nimes is 1h15m and Marseille is 1h30m.
Here’s a summary of the best ways to get to us:
From Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh to Avignon
From Liverpool or Luton to Nimes
From Stansted to Marseille
From London Gatwick and Luton to Marseille
From Heathrow to Marseille
Eurostar / TGV
Due to the speed and efficiency of the French railways this is becoming a very popular way of getting to the South of France.
From London St. Pancras you can change at Lille and get the TGV to Avignon. Changing in Paris is available but involves a 20 minutes transfer on the Paris Metro.
It is also possible to get from London St. Pancras to Avignon direct in 6¼ hours on The Eurostar. This direct service runs every Saturday in July, August and September (www.eurostar.com).
This service runs every Saturday between May and October and cost approximately 200€ return in 2012.
Remember that you need to package your bike correctly to take it on the train. If you pack it in a bike bag there is no charge and it can be treated as standard luggage.
Many guests choose to drive down to us. If you choose this option here's a few things to bear in mind:
The driving time from the Calais area to us here in Faucon is between 8 and 11 hours - many people choose to split the journey and stay overnight somwhere north of Dijon to leave a shorter 4/5 hour drive on the second day.
The road tolls from Calais to us are approximately 70€ each way.
If you're self driving please contact us and we'll send you detailed directions.