La Petite Guyonnière
Gîte holiday accommodation in the Vendée.....
Essential information on almost everything, from travelling and reservations, to amenities provided at La Petite Guyonniére.
Travelling to La Petite Guyonnière by Car
The Vendée can be reached via two motorways, the A87 and A83, both have sections that incur tolls. In addition, there are numerous departmental (D) roads, many of which are duel-carriageway. Above all, the network is extensive and well-maintained.
Speed limits in France are:
110 km/hr in rain.
80 km/hr (outside built-up areas).
50 km/hr but can be as low as 30 km/hr.
There are many ferry routes available, prices vary as do driving times from the port of arrival to La Petite Guyonnière.
Ports - Carriers - Distances - Driving Times - Toll Roads
From Portsmouth via Brittany Ferries
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 375km (Via A87)
Driving Time = 3h 50m (approximately)
Shortest Route – Via A87 – No Tolls
Quickest Route – Via A88/A87 – Tolls
From Dover via P&O Ferries.
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 671km (Via A28)
Driving Time = 6h 32m (approximately)
Shortest & Quickest Route – Via A28 – Tolls
From Portsmouth and Poole via Brittany Ferries
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 409km (Via A84)
Time = 4h 12m (approximately)
Shortest & Quickest Route – Via A84 – No Tolls
From Newhaven and Dover via LD Lines
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 513km
Driving Time = 4h 53m (approximately)
All routes – Tolls
From Dover via DFDS Ferries
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 695km
Driving Time = 6h 53m (approximately)
All Routes – Tolls
From Portsmouth via LD Lines
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 480km
Driving Time = 4h 33m (approximately)
All Routes – Tolls
From Plymouth and Cork via Brittany Ferries
Distance to La Petite Guyonnière = 384km
Driving Time = 4h (approximately)
Shortest & Quickest Route – Via N12 – No Tolls
167 La Petite Guyonniere, Maché, 85190
The nearest petrol station is in Maché, however, it is an independant station and will be, inevitably, more expensive. The closest alternative is the petrol station at Hyper-U, in Aizenay (11km). This station has a full range of fuels and, in addition, has free recharging points within the parking area of the main store.
We are unable to offer the facility to recharge electric or hybrid vehicles at La Petite Guyonnière. The domestic system will not cope with the extra requirement, without system failures or potential damage to other appliances.
Travelling to La Petite Guyonnière by Air or Rail
Nantes Atlantique is 67km from La Petite Guyonnière, approximately 55 mins. Car hire is easy with many companies just 2 mins walk from the main terminal.
La Rochelle-Ile de Ré is further away at 109km, approximately 1h 37m. Again, car hire is easy, with companies less than a 2 min walk from the main terminal.
Both airports are easy to get to and serve national direct and international flight destinations.
Send an e-mail using our Contact Form on the Contact Us page to check availability or make a reservation.
We will return a reservation form to be completed.
Return the completed reservation form with confirmation that the deposit has been payed.
Upon receipt of the completed reservation form and deposit details we will send a reservation confirmation.
Payment & Additional Charges
Payment can be made in pounds sterling or euros. Prices in euros are at the current rate of exchange at the time of booking.
25% Deposit payable via bank transfer when returning the reservation form.
Remainder due not later than 8 weeks before the start of the rental period.
Refundable security deposit (per Week)
Cleaning charge, deducted from security deposit
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Terms and Conditions
Full terms and conditions are included with the reservation form and should be read before returning the form.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time is not before 16.00hrs on the day of arrival, unless an alternative time has been pre-arranged.
On the day of departure check-out time is 10.00hrs.
Provision can be made for baggage to be secured for early arrivals.
Travel cot with linen and high chair available on request.
Smoking is not allowed in either property.
Sorry, no pets allowed.
Very few shops open on Sundays, therefore, try to do your food shopping prior to arrival. As a rule, most shops close at 19.00hrs. Hyper-U in Aizenay (11km) is the nearest large supermarket and does open on a Sunday morning (until 12.30hrs) in July and August only.