From Calais, it is virtually a continuous route across France. Click here for in-depth directions from Google Maps.
In short, you need to take the A26 out of Calais, at Arras take the A1 and stay on this until you hit Paris. Continue as the A1 merges into the A3, take the ring road around Paris and aim for the A10. The A10 will then merge into the A71/E9 at Orleans. Once you reach Vierzon take the exit for the A20/E9. Continue on this road until you see Caussade, take the junction 59 exit at Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val/Caussade.
From here, take the following directions:
Keep left to continue towards D820
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto D820
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Avenue de Molières/D22 heading to Caussade/Caussada
Turn right onto Avenue du Dr Olive/D117
Turn left onto Rue des Récollets/D17 (signs for Monteils/Puylaroque/St Cirq Lapopie)
Continue to follow D17
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto D926E
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Route du Causse/D926
Continue to follow D926
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Avenue Marcel Lacassagne/D926
Continue to follow D926
Turn right onto D5
Continue onto D958 (signs for St Antonin N.V.)
Turn right onto Boulevard de la Condamine/D19 (signs for Varen/Laguépie/Cordes s/ Ciel)
Continue to follow D19
Turn left to stay on D19
Continue onto D91
Turn right onto La Caminade/D33
Continue to follow D33
Turn left onto D922
Turn right onto Foun de Sargnac/D107
Continue to follow D107
Turn right onto D7
Turn right onto La Crouzille/D7
Turn left to stay on La Crouzille/D7
Continue to follow D7
Turn left towards Hameau la Favarié
Continue onto Hameau la Favarié
Turn right onto Hameau le Garric
The time taken is approximately 10 hours – depending on how you drive!
Going by train you need to aim for Albi. Below are directions from London to Albi via the train, to view these on Google click here.
You have multiple options when choosing to travel by air.
Rodez airport is 1 hour away, click here to see flight prices.
Toulouse airport is just over an hour away, click here to see flight prices.
Carcassonne airport is roughly 2 hours away, click here to see flight prices.
Montpellier airport is around 2 hours 40 mins away, click here to see flight prices.
Limoges airport is around three and a half hours away, click here to see flight prices.