How to get here
Easyjet fly from Gatwick to Bordeaux which is an hour away and there are plenty of hire car rental desks.
Flybe serve Bergerac from many airports around the UK, including Southampton, Manchester, Exeter and Belfast.
Ryanair serve Bergerac airport from Liverpool, Cork, East Midlands, Bristol and Stansted.
BA fly from Gatwick and London City to Bergerac, Bordeaux and Toulouse.
Jet2 fly to Bergerac from Manchester and Leeds.
There are several car hire companies at Bergerac and Bordeaux airport.
The drive can be done in a day from Calais, Boulogne or the other northern France ports.
It normally takes about 9 hours from Calais including stops.
The most popular route for western Dordogne is Calais > Rouen > Le Mans > Poitiers > Angouleme.
The Portsmouth to Caen ferry is becoming a popular option now it is all motorway from Caen to Bergerac (about 7hrs drive).