By Car

GPS Address: Puygirault, 86260, Saint Pierre de Maillé
Alternative Spellings depending on manufacturer: Lieu-dit Puygirault, Domaine de Puygirault or Puygiraud.

GPS Coordinates:
Hexa: 0˚ 54’ 46” E,  46˚ 39’ 19” N
Decimal: 0.912523 E, 46.655516 N

Note: Once you get within 3km of Chateau Anand you will see road signs to Puygirault. Also if you use GPS please check the last part of the route is via main roads (D5 &D135) as some makes of GPS like to take you on forest paths and via the river!

From Châtellerault:
1.    Take D14 road direction Pleumartin and drive for 15km
2.    At Pleumartin take D16 direction, Saint Pierre de Maillé.
3.    Just before Saint Pierre de Maillé, take D2 direction Angles sur Anglin.
4.    After 1km (after big farm silo) Turn right on D5 direction Saint Savin.
5.    After 3km Turn left on D135 direction Puygirault.
6.    After 900m  there I tiny village “Les Petits Marsilly” there is a fork, go left direction Puygirault and drive for 3km until arriving at Chateau Anand gates on left of road.

From Saint Savin/Poitiers:
2.    Leave Saint Savin on D951.
3.    Turn left on D5 road direction Saint Pierre de Maillé / Angles sur Anglin.
4.    After approximately 15km, turn right direction Puygirault.
5.    After 900m  there I tiny village “Les Petits Marsilly” there is a fork, go left direction Puygirault and drive for 3km until arriving at Chateau Anand gates on left of road.

From Le Blanc:
1.    Leave Le Blanc on D951.
2.    After 1km turn right on D27 direction Merigny.
3.    Go on for 13km until arriving to a fork near Les petits Marsilly. Turn right direction Puygirault and drive for 3km until arriving at Chateau Anand gates on left of road.

By Train/Bus

From Poitiers-Centre station:
A.    Via bus to Saint Savin

1.    Go to the bus station nearby, and take a bus to Saint Savin (ticket is 4€ if you buy on the bus). Check out www.voyages-sncf.com for details about schedules as there are few buses per day.

2.    From Saint Savin, take a taxi to Puygirault.Taxis de la Gartempe (+33 5 49 91 12 27). Cost about: 25€ (daytime – payment in cash only). Taxi Kajdas (+33 2 54 28 65 56 – cost 30 €). Call a 1-2 days before to make a reservation as there are a limited number of taxis.


B.    Direct taxi. Take Direct Taxi to Chateau Anand.

Cost for the trip from Poitiers station to Château Anand by taxi is approximately 87€. TAXI Antoine (+33 7 51 60 53 95 – online booking possible at www.taxichatellerault.fr).

Call a 1-2 days before to make a reservation as there are a limited number of taxis.

From Châtellerault station:
1.    Take a direct taxi to Puygirault.
TAXI Antoine (+33 7 51 60 53 95 – online booking possible at http://www.taxichatellerault.fr). Allo CHATEL TAXIS (+33 5 49 85 99 99). Cost for the trip from Châtellerault to Château Anand by taxi is approximately 65€. Call a 1-2 days before to make a reservation as there are a limited number of taxis.

From Chateauroux station:
1.    Go to the bus station nearby and take a bus to Saint Savin.
Check out www.voyages-sncf.com for details about schedules as there are few buses per day.
2.    From Saint Savin, take a taxi to Puygirault.
Taxis de la Gartempe (+33 5 49 91 12 27). Cost about: about: 25€ (daytime – payment in cash only). Taxi Kajdas (+33 2 54 28 65 56 – cost 30 €). Call a 1-2 days before to make a reservation as there are a limited number of taxis.

International Access

From Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport:

A.      Direct Train to Poitiers. From the CDG TGV railway station located in Terminal 2, you can catch a direct train to Poitiers. Check out http://www.voyages-sncf.com/ for details about train schedules. See travel from Poitiers Train Station.

 

B.      Via RER & Train to Poiters or Châtellerault . RER station (follow “paris by train” signs) in Terminal 2:

a.       Take RER line B direction Paris/Massy-Palaiseau/Saint Rémy les Chevreuses. Get off at Denfert Rochereau station.

b.      Change to Metro line 6, direction “Charles de Gaulle – Etoile”. Get off at Montparnasse station.

c.       From Gare de Montparnasse railway station you can catch a train to Poitiers or to Châtellerault.  Check out http://www.voyages-sncf.com/ for details about train schedules. See travel options from your chosen station.

From Paris Orly Airport:

A.      Via Orlyval, RER & Train to Poitier or Chatellerault:

a.       Take Orlyval train shuttle and get off at final station Anthony.

b.      Take RER line B direction Paris/Mitry/Aéroport CDG and get off at Denfert Rochereau station.

c.       Change to Metro line 6 direction “Charles de Gaulle – Etoile”and get off at Montparnasse station.

d.      From Gare de Montparnasse railway station you can catch a train to Poitiers or to Châtellerault.  Check out www.voyages-sncf.com for details about train schedules. See travel options from your chosen station.

From Poitiers airport (flights from London Stanstead, Edinburgh, Lyon with Ryanair and Hop airlines):

A.      Via Train. Take a taxi from Poitiers Biard airport to Poitiers railway/bus station.

1.       There are 2 taxi companies at the airport, GIE Radio taxi (+33 5 49 88 12 34) or Association des artisans Taxis indépendants (+33 5 49 01 10 01). Cost for the trip from the airport to the railway/bus station is approximately 8€.

2.       See travel from Poitiers Train Station.