Directions/Access

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 Paris via Châtellerault:
1.    Take D14 road direction Pleumartin and drive for 15km
2.    At Pleumartin take D16, direction Saint Pierre de Maillé.
3.    After 10km, take D2 direction Saint Pierre de Maillé, Angles sur l’Anglin.
4. Cross the river and the village of St Pierre de Maillé.
5.    After 1km (after the big farm silo) urn right on D5 direction Saint Savin.
6.    After 5 km turn left on D135 direction Puygirault / Mérigny.
7.    After 900m at the tiny village “Les Petits Marsilly” there is a fork, go left direction Puygirault and drive for 3km until arriving at Chateau Anand gate on right of the road.

From Saint Savin / Poitiers:
1.    Arriving from Poitiers, cross the village of St Savin and the river, following the D951
2.    At the traffic light, turn left on D5 road direction Saint Pierre de Maillé / Angles sur l’Anglin.
3.    After approximately 11km, turn right direction Puygirault / Mérigny on D135
4.    After 900m at the tiny village “Les Petits Marsilly” there is a fork, go left direction Puygirault and drive for 3km until arriving at Chateau Anand gate on right of the road.

From Le Blanc:
1.    Leave Le Blanc on D951 direction Poitiers.
2.    After 2km turn right on D27 direction Mérigny.
3.    Go on for 10km and cross the village of Mérigny and the river.
4. Continue direction St Pierre de Maillé (D27 and D135) for 3km
5. Arriving at “les Petits Marsilly”, when the road bents to the left, turn right direction “Puygirault”
6. Drive for 3km until arriving at the Chateau Anand gate on the right of the road.

By Train/Bus

From Paris to Châtellerault or Poitiers:
Departures (direction Bordeaux) every hour from Paris station Montparnasse. Reservation for these TGV trains is compulsory. Check the SNCF website for detailed information https://www.voyages-sncf.com/

From Paris to Châteauroux:
Several departures per day from Paris station Austerlitz. Cheaper train then the one to Châtellerault/Poitiers. No reservation needed. Check the SNCF website for detailed information https://www.voyages-sncf.com/

From Poitiers-Centre station to Château Anand:
For some events, Château Anand proposes a shuttle. Please send us an email to know the possibilities.

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 the french railway company website 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 to Chateau Anand
Cost for the trip from Poitiers station to Château Anand by taxi is approximately 120€. We have a negociated rate with Européenne des Taxi  at 90€ daytime: +33 5 49 90 52 42. Price is per car not per person. They have 9 seats minibuses (same price) so we encourage you to share.
Call a 1-2 days before to make a reservation as there are a limited number of taxis.

C.     Rent a car
You can check peer to peer car rental locally: https://www.drivy.com/location-voiture/poitiers
 
From Châtellerault station:
For some events, Château Anand proposes a shuttle. Please send us an email to know the possibilities.

Take a direct taxi to Puygirault.
Taxi: Européenne des Taxi (phone +33 5 49 90 52 42). Cost for the trip from Châtellerault to Château Anand by taxi is approximately 75€ (daytime rate).  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 (direction Poitiers)
Check out the french railway company website 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 the french railway company website https://www.voyages-sncf.com/ for details about train schedules.
 

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 the french railway company website https://www.voyages-sncf.com/ for details about train schedules.

 

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 the french railway company website 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):

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

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€.