By boat: Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries, Norfolkline, P&O Ferries, SeaFrance, SpeedFerries Ltd, LDLines and Irish Ferries have regular links with the French Channel ports. All the ports are within half a day drive of Poitou-Charentes.
By train: Rail Europe: From London-St Pancras via Paris, changing at Montparnasse station.
By air: Directly from many regional airports to La Rochelle airport – www.larochelle.aeroport.fr. Our blogging group (look out for our tweets from the hashtag group #LaRochelle), for example, came from Southampton Airport, Edinburgh Airport (changing at Southampton) and Manchester Airport with Flybe.
Contributor: Sue Lowry
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