"Ré is famed for it's luminosity, subtle and intense...""
Getting to Ré
La Rochelle lies halfway down the Atlantic coast, midway between Nantes and Bordeaux. Since 1988, the Ile de Ré has been connected to La Rochelle by a 3-kilometre toll bridge.
La Rochelle Station has daily connections with Nantes, Bordeaux and Paris-Montparnasse by TGV-Atlantique. The journey from Paris to La Rochelle takes less than 3 hours.
La Rochelle - Ile de Ré Airport is a short five minute drive from the Ile de Ré bridge and is around 25 minutes from the house.
Bordeaux and Nantes airports are within approx two hours by car.