Chateau Marouatte is located near the beautiful towns of Les Bordeilles and Brantome in the Department of the Dordogne in a region called the Perigord Vert. The actual nearest village is St. Vivian on the D2. Our post code is Tocane St. Apre 24350 which is a 10 minute drive away. Our mayor is in the town of Grand Brassac, a 5 minute drive away. So our actual address is Chateau Marouatte, Grand Brassac, Tocane St. Apre, Dordogne, France 24350
There is a huge choice of frequent, direct flights to the area including :
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You can also hire classic cars locally.
Ferries / tunnel
Angouleme train station is the nearest TGV stop for trains coming from Paris Montparnasse or Charles De Gaul Airport and is a 50 minute drive from the castle. Bordeaux and Limoges airports are just under a 2 hour drive, Bergerac airport around one hour and a half from the castle. Driving from Paris is a five to six hour drive. We have adequate landing sites for a helicopter.
Perigeux is the nearest big city at 35 minutes drive. Toulouse is just over a 3 hour drive.
The weather in the Dordogne is typically warm and hot with plenty of sunshine hours. That's not to say it never rains - the thunderstorms can be spectacular. Average monthly temperatures are as follows :
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