We are located on the Charente / Dordogne border in South West France. Our local villages are Aubeterre-sur-Dronne and St Sevérin. We are approximately 45 minutes south of Angouleme, 45 minutes west of Périgueux and 1 hour 30 minutes east of Bordeaux.
Our local airports are Bergerac (approx 1h, 15mins), Bordeaux (1h, 30 mins), Limoges (1h, 45mins), Poitiers (1h, 50mins) and La Rochelle (2h). Our closest mainline train station is Angouleme (45mins). Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard (15mins) and Chalais (15mins) have limited services from Angouleme and Bordeaux.
If you are struggling to find ‘Longeveau’ or 'Manoir de Longeveau' on your GPS, then you can try entering either 'Golf d'Aubeterre' or ‘Puygironde’ which is the hamlet at the top of our lane. Alternatively you can use the following GPS co-ordinates.
GPS: North, 45o 18’ 23” / East, 0o 12’ 33” or Longitude, 0.209727 / Latitude, 45.307236
Please note, the quickest route to/from Calais is often calculated via Paris. However due to traffic conditions, it is advisable to go via Rouen, Le Mans, Tours, Poitiers and Angouleme instead.
Please check the route looks correct before setting off!