Traveling to Quercy from the UK
Destination - Quercy
Quercy is a historic province that stretches over the modern day department of Lot and the northern section of Tarn-et-Garonne.
It is now part of the Midi-Pyrénées administrative region.
It is traversed by the Dordogne and Lot rivers that shape the northern plateaus known as Causses de Quercy.
They continue their journey towards the sea through the warmer Bas-Quercy, a pleasant region of undulating, gentle, long and narrow hills and fertile valleys.
Quintessential Quercy is a beautiful region worth discovering.
Traveling to Quercy from the UK is a bit of a journey, but it is relatively easy.
Here are the links to the various official sites you'll need:
Traveling to Quercy from the UK - Air travel information
The closest airports are Brive and Toulouse.
The Aéroport Brive Vallée de la Dordogne is located 87km north of Limoges.
Ryanair operates to Brive from London Stansted
The Aéroport Toulouse Blagnac is located 112km south of Cahors.
Traveling to Quercy from the UK - Ferry travel information
Brittany Ferries operates from:
- Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg, Le Havre and St Malo
- Poole to Cherbourg
- Plymouth to Roscoff
- Cork to Roscoff
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.
P&O operates regular crossings from Dover to Calais.
LD Lines - DFDS Seaways operates services from Newhaven to Dieppe and Dover to Calais or Dunkirk.
You can compare ferry prices on aferry.co.uk
Traveling to Quercy from the UK - Car travel information
Here are the distances using motorways (with tolls) and/or dual-carriage ways from:
- Saint-Malo to Cahors (743km)
- Caen-Ouistreham to Cahors (693km)
- Calais to Cahors (861km)
- Cherbourg to Cahors (802km)
- Roscoff to Cahors (885km)
Traveling to Quercy from the UK - Car Rental travel information
Aéroport Brive Vallée de la Dordogne: Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt
Aéroport Toulouse-Blagnac: Avis Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt
Traveling to Quercy from the UK - Rail travel information
Eurotunnel links Folkestone to Calais in 35 minutes.
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