It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For example, there is a new legal requirement in France to carry a breathalyser, triangle & florescent jacket in your car. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/overseas
Follow the direction Gare. When you arrive opposite the railway station turn left, follow along until the canal and turn right just before going over it onto Quai d’Alsace. The office is 200m further on, on the right just after the footbridge.
Follow the direction Centre Ville. When you are in the center at the roundabout with a fountain, turn left towards Beziers, follow along until you go past the new Mediathèque and the old concrete building then turn left following the sign for Quai D’Alsace. Go straight on for 300m and turn right just before going over the canal. The office is 200 m further on the right just after the footbridge.
From Calais take A26 Auto route to Reims, then A4 to Chalon sur Marne, then A26 to Troyes, then A5 to Langres, then A31 to Beaune, then A6 to Lyon, then A7 to Orange then A9 to Narbonne. Leave Autoroute at junction Narbonne Est. Head for ‘Centre Ville’ and ‘Gare’ (railway station). Opposite the station turn left, follow along 300mtrs and turn right just before crossing the canal (Quai d’Alsace is signposted) Go straight on under Railway Bridge onto quai d’Alsace. Connoisseur is on your right. Road distance approximately 1100 kms 11hrs.
Beziers - 45km
Carcassonne - 65km
Montpellier - 100km
Toulouse - 150km
Closest train stations:
Narbonne - 1.5km
The following ferry companies operate to Northern France.
- Newhaven to Dieppe: LD Lines
- Portsmouth to Le Harve: LD Lines
- Portsmouth to Caen: Brittany Ferries
- Portsmouth to St Malo: Brittany Ferries or try Northern Spain and drive across to South France
- Portsmouth to Bilbao or Santander: Brittany Ferries
- Plymouth to Santander: Brittany