Nouvelle Aquitaine Section
Traveling to Limousin from the UK
Destination - Limousin
Limousin is a quintessential region in Central France known for its lush green countryside, rivers, rolling hills and forests.
Its capital, Limoges, is world famous for its fine porcelain and for being the birthplace of the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Traveling to Limousin from the UK is easy.
Here are the links to the various official sites you'll need:
Traveling to Limousin from the UK - Air travel information
The Aéroport International de Limoges is located 10.5km north-west of the city center.
The airport has signed an agreement with Allo Artisans Limoges Taxis and the SNCF in order to offer a single rate transfer. See details
Flybe operates from Southampton to Limoges
Ryanair operates from Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool and London Stansted to Limoges
The Aéroport Brive Vallée de la Dordogne is located 22km south of the city center.
Ryanair operates from London Stansted to Brive
Traveling to Limousin from the UK - Ferry travel information
Condor Ferries operates a weekly ferry service from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, from late May to early September, and Catamaran services from Poole and Weymouth to Saint Malo via the Channel Islands.
Traveling to Limousin from the UK - Car travel information
Here are the distances using motorways (with tolls) and/or dual-carriage ways from:
- Saint-Malo to Limoges (510km), Brive-la-Gaillarde (649km)
- Caen-Ouistreham to Limoges (510km), Brive-la-Gaillarde (599km)
- Calais to Limoges (688km), Brive-la-Gaillarde (777km)
- Cherbourg to Limoges (619km), Brive-la-Gaillarde (708km)
- Roscoff to Limoges (647km), Brive-la-Gaillarde (741km)
Traveling to Limousin from the UK - Car Rental travel information
Aéroport International de Limoges: Avis, Buggs, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise
Aéroport Brive Vallée de la Dordogne: Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt
Traveling to Limousin from the UK - Rail travel information
Eurotunnel links Folkestone to Calais in 35 minutes.
Limousin is today part of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region - Here's a list of fabulous tourist sites