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Directions to La Ferme du Lac

L'Epinassie, Marval, Limoges, France

Map & Directions


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La Ferme du Lac is situated at the end of a winding lane, 2 miles from the village of Marval, on the borders of the Dordogne (24) and Haute Vienne (87) départements.

From Limoges: 31 miles in approximately 45 - 50 minutes.

From the A20 (Junction 28)/Limoges Airport: At the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road take the N520 exit in the direction of Angouleme. Turn off for Limoges Airport (Bellegarde) is along this road. After this turn off, which will be on the right, you will come to large roundabout – take the D2000 exit in the direction of Perigueux/Aixe-sur-Vienne. Follow this road until you come to a crossroads on the edge of Aixe-sur-Vienne, turn right at the crossroads onto the N21 still in the direction of Perigueux. About 3 miles past Sereilhac turn right onto the D699, in the direction of Gorre/Cussac/St Mathieu. In Cussac just before the cemetery, turn left onto the D73, in the direction of Marval-Milhaguet. Continue following the Marval signs. Once at the T-junction on the outskirts of Marval, turn right onto the D15, in the direction of Piégut. At the church (on your right), turn left onto the D64, in the direction of Abjat-sur-Bandiat. After about 200 yards take the first left, in the direction of L’Epinassie. We are situated at the end of this road (approximately 2 miles) just past the village of L'Epinassie (keep going down the hill from the village).

From Limoges City Centre: Follow the signs for Aixe-sur-Vienne. Once in Aixe-sur-Vienne take the N21 in the direction of Périgueux. (See directions above for the rest).

From Bordeaux: 115 miles in approximately 2 hours.

Take the N10 and pass through Cenon and Lormont. At Lormont take the N89 towards Périgueux. After about 70 miles take the N2089 and travel for about 5 miles. At the town of Marsac-sur-L’Isle take the D3 for 0.8 miles and then pick-up the D939. Please see directions from Périgueux for the rest of your journey.

From Périgueux: 41 miles in approximately 50 minutes.

Take the D939 signposted towards Angoulême for about 15.6 miles. Pass through the town of Chateau L’Eveque and the Brantôme by-pass and then pick-up the D675 going north towards Nontron and travel for about 9.4 miles. Just after Augignac take the 1st right turn towards Marval. After approximately 1 mile you will come to Tous Vents. At the Crossroads take the 2nd right turn onto the D15 towards Marval. After about 2.6 miles you will enter the village of Marval. In the village take the right turn opposite the church and follow the above directions to La Ferme du Lac.

From Angoulême: 36 miles in approximately 50 minutes

Take the D939 signposted towards Périgueux for about 3.1 miles. When you come to a fork in the road, take the left hand fork (D4) and continue along this road for about 13.4 miles. In the village of Marthon take the D75 for about 0.9 miles, where you will take a left turn onto the D92.

Travel up country and at the T-junction take the right turn onto the D91, towards Piégut-Pluviers and travel for about 5.6 miles and then pick-up the D15. After about 2.6 miles you will enter the village of Marval. In the village take the right turn opposite the church and follow the above directions to La Ferme du Lac.

Consult www.viamichelin.com for maps etc.

GPS Co-ordinates:

Latitude: 45.6040409
Longtitude: 0.8088807


Flybe Reservations Centre
Website: www.flybe.com

Ryanair Reservations Centre
Website: www.ryanair.com

Flybe fly to Limoges (our nearest airport) from the following:

Ryanair fly to Limoges (our nearest airport) from the following:

East Midlands
Leeds Bradford
London Stansted
Leeds Bradford

Car Hire:

Always book car hire in advance - it’s much cheaper than booking at the airport. You can book car hire via the website when you book your flights.

Ryanair - Hertz Car Rental.
Flybe - Avis Car Rental.


Eurostar operate the following services:

London - Lille and Lille - Angoulême/Bordeaux.
London - Paris Nord and Paris Austerlitz - Limoges.

SNCF operate services from:

Bordeaux – Station de Bussiere-Galant/Châlus.
Limoges – Station de Bussiere-Galant/Châlus.

Please contact SNCF direct as these services vary.

Tel: 08432 186 186
Website: www.eurostar.com

French Railways
Website: www.sncf.fr

Rail Europe
Tel: 08448 484 064
Website: www.raileurope.co.uk

Useful Information:

Distances to La Ferme du Lac.

Angoulême – Approximately 65km (40 miles)
Châlus – Approximately 18km (11 miles)
Brive-la-Gaillarde – Approximately 100km (65 miles)


DFDS Seaways (Norfolk Line) currently operate crossings between Dover - Dunkirk (2 hrs).

P & O Ferries currently operate crossings between Dover - Calais (90mins).

Transmanche currently operate crossings between Newhaven – Dieppe (4hrs), Portsmouth – Le Havre (3hrs 15mins and 5 hrs 30mins) and Ramsgate – Ostend (4hrs and 4hrs 30 mins).

Brittany Ferries currently operate crossings between Portsmouth – Caen/Cherbourg/ St Malo, Poole – Cherbourg, Plymouth – Roscoff and Cork to Roscoff.

Seafrance currently operate crossings between Dover – Calais (2 hrs 30mins).

DFDS Seaways
Tel: 0871 574 7235
Email: doverpax@norfolkline.com
Website: www.norfolkline.com

P & O Ferries
Tel: 08716 64 20 20
E-mail: help@poferries.com
Website: www.poferries.com

LD Lines Network (Transmanche)
Tel: UK and Ireland: 0844 576 8836
(National UK numbers only)
Tel: UK: 0800 917 1201
Website: www.transmancheferries.com

Brittany Ferries
Tel: 0871 244 0744
E-mail: customer.feedback@brittanyferries.com
Website: www.brittany-ferries.com.uk

Tel: +33 3 21 17 70 33
Email: renseignements@seafrance.fr
Website: www.seafrance.com

Please find to follow directions from Calais, Boulogne and Dunkerque. Should you require instructions on how to find us, from any other ferry port, please let us know. Or click on the following link: www.viamichelin.com. Michelin will provide you with maps and directions, as well as travelling times.

From Calais, Boulogne or Dunkerque (via Paris):

Leave the port of Calais, or the tunnel, and head for Paris (A26 and then A1). As you approach Paris you will travel under the service roads and the runway of Charles de Gaulle Airport. Within about 2/3 miles, take the turning to Bordeaux. Continue to follow signs for Bordeaux round Paris. (You will switch motorways about 6 or 7 times so keep alert). Toward the south of Paris you will pick up a sign for Orleans (A10). Follow these signs to the outskirts of Orleans, where you will pick up a sign for Vierzon (A71). Follow these to the outskirts of Vierzon, where you will pick up a sign for Limoges (A20). Exit the A20 at Junction 28. See directions from Limoges above.

From Calais, Boulogne or Dunkerque (avoiding Paris):

Take the A16 from Calais to Abbeville and then the A28 to Rouen. In Rouen (fairly big town) follow signs for Paris and the A13. Near the A13 you will pick up signs for Evreux via the N154. From Evreux continue to Dreux, Chartres and then Orleans. At Orleans (Junction 13) you can pick up the motorway A71 to Vierzon and then the A20 to Chateauroux and Limoges. See directions from Limoges above.

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