The nearest port to La Maison de L'Artiste is St Malo, which is just 45 minutes away. It is served by Brittany Ferries and Condor Ferries. Brittany Ferries also serve Caen (1½ hours’ drive) and Cherbourg (2 hours’ drive).
Please note that we can offer you a 10% discount when you travel with Brittany Ferries.
DFDS run ferries from Newhaven to Dieppe (3½ hours).
If you are travelling on a budget, there are cheaper ferry services from Dover to Calais (5½ hours away). See www.poferries.com or www.seafrance.com. See also www.dfds.com for ferries from Dover to Boulogne, and www.norfolkline.com for ferries from Dover to Dunkirk (about 5 hours away).
For those that don’t like sea travel, Eurotunnel is an option. The drive from Calais will take you 5-5½ hours.
The nearest airport is Dinard (45 minutes away). Ryanair operate flights to Dinard from Stanstead and East Midlands. Flybe operate flights from London Southend and Southampton to Rennes (1 hour away) and Caen (1 1/2 hours away), and Air France operate flights from London Southend to Rennes.
Leave the A84 at Junction 31 in the direction of Coglès and Antrain. Go through Coglès village until you come into the village of St Ouen la Rouërie. Slow down – you will turn right here (if you come to the church, you’ve gone too far). Follow the road down a hill, past a pond on the right-hand side at the bottom, then up a hill. Go straight on (passing La Guerhandais on your left and the road going uphill on your right) and continue on for another few hundred yards, until you see a house on your left abutting the road. Turn left immediately after this house. You are now at ‘La Maison de L'Artiste Follow the road round to the end, and you will see a house with a conservatory on your left. Turn left into the driveway after this house – you have arrived, park where you see the rose gates !