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Located between Bordeaux and Toulouse, details of how to reach the house are below.
We collect guests from local train stations Port Saint Marie and Agen and can sometimes offer airport transfers. Prices vary for this service depending on group size.
We are happy to help and advice with any queries on how to make your travel arrangements or questions on how to get here.
Travelling alone? If you would prefer company on your journey let us know and we can put you in touch with other retreat guests so that you can co-ordinate your trip and travel with others.
For conscious travel and reducing carbon footprint it is possible to reach us by train. We are just 3hrs from Paris or 7hrs direct from London St. Pancreas to Agen on the new improved TGV route. .
DIRECTIONS FROM BORDEAUX AIRPORT
Outside Bordeaux airport is the ‘The Navette’ shuttle bus (collection point is located at entrance closest to Billi building), leaving on the hour to Bordeaux’s main train station ‘Gare de Saint Jean’. From here you can purchase a ticket to Port Ste Marie, the nearest train station to the house. It is possible to collect from Agen too if you take the TGV train from Bordeaux.
By Car ( 1.30hrs)
Take A62 headed towards Toulouse/Agen and come off at exit 6 sign posted to Auiguillon. Follow directions to Buzet/Nerac. This is the D119 and you continue along road through Buzet, past the little village of Bruch on RHS. Continue 2km until sign for Montesquieu (47130) on right. Take RH turn and drive into village, when you reach the first cross road take the left turn towards the church. When facing the church take the road bearing right that leads you around the back of the church and up the hill. (Do not take the left hand road that says no exit as it is too steep to drive up). Continue up hill until you reach No. 17 on LHS with Red door.
DIRECTIONS FROM TOULOUSE BLAGNAC AIRPORT
Outside Toulouse airport is the ‘The Navette’ shuttle bus, leaving every 20 minutes to Toulouse’s main train station ‘Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau’. From here you can purchase a ticket to Agen or Port Ste Marie, these are the nearest collection points from the house.
By Car (Time 1.20hrs)
Follow A620 heading towards Bordeaux/Paris. Take exit A62/E72/E9 Bordeaux/ Paris (do not take first exit Agen/Montauban as this is slow road) onto toll road (Peage) Leave A62 at exit 7 sign posted to Agen. Follow directions to Roquefort / Nerac / Brax. onto the D119 which takes you through Serignac-sur-Garonne. Continue 3km from Serignac-sur-Garonne until the sign for Montesquieu (47130), turn left. Take LH turn and drive into village, when you reach the first cross road take the left turn towards the church. When facing the church take the road bearing right that leads you around the back of the church and up the hill. (Do not take the left hand road that says no exit as it is too steep to drive up). Continue up hill until you reach No. 17 on LHS with Red door.