Bergerac and Bordeaux airports are around 1 hr 30mins drive – both serviced by low-cost airlines Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe and BMI Baby. Limoges, La Rochelle and Poitiers are all within 2 hours drive.
Alternatively, fly to Paris, followed by the TGV fast train to Angouleme (2hrs 30 mins).
For Scottish visitors, Ryanair offer very cheap flights from Edinburgh to Poitiers and Bordeaux. Flybe also fly from Edinburgh to Bergerac.
For Irish visitors, Ryanair offer cheap flights from Dublin to La Rochelle and Cork to La Rochelle and Bordeaux. Aer Lingus also fly from Dublin to Bordeaux.
Channel ports Calais and Boulogne are within 8 hours drive. St Malo is approx 5 hours drive, with Cherbourg and Dieppe approx 6 and 7 hours away respectively.
Montmoreau is the nearest village for shops. Here you will find a large 'SuperU' supermarket, bank, chemist, tabac, butchers and bakers, as well as bars and restaurants. There are also a variety of restaurants to choose from in the surrounding area.
Monday morning - Chalais
Wednesday morning – Montmoreau (small - fruit and veg)
Friday morning – Riberac
Saturday morning – Villebois (local produce sold under ‘Les Halles’)
Sunday morning – oysters/shellfish stall outside SuperU supermarket