Situated 8km from Caen, in the Calvados department of Normandy, the Caen-Carpiquet Airport is an airport complex able to handle more than 100,000 passengers per year. The Caen-Carpiquet Airport serves numerous domestic destinations, as well as providing several flights to cities across the north of Africa. Covering 3,000 m², the single terminal building includes a bar-cafeteria and a 180 m² business area suitable for meetings and other business events. The Caen-Carpiquet Airport provides a regular bus and taxi service, which operates between the airport and the town of Caen. The airport also has 250 car parking spaces, that are close to the terminal and Caen-Carpiquet Airport offers both long and short-term parking. What’s more the first hour is free of charge.
Brive-la-Gaillarde, in the heart of the Dordogne, is the perfect example of a lively town in the beautiful region of Limousin. Wander around the town centre, where its popular farmers’ markets and book fairs are held. Tour the Doctrinaires quarter, with its charming private mansions, the Echevins Tower and the Saint Martin Collegiate, all wonderful examples of medieval architecture, with many being classified French Historic Monuments. You can easily reserve a hotel room in Brive-la-Gaillarde close to its famous landmarks. Make sure you visit the Treuil cooperage, where French oak barrels are produced as well as the Denoix distillery, which dates back to the 19th Century and is still thriving today. Book a flight for your trip to Brive-la-Gaillarde and enjoy numerous activities along the 55 kilometre stretch of the Dordogne River. Try canyoning, canoeing, potholing, climbing or go for a walk/bike ride along its many trails. Visit Brive-la-Gaillarde’s neighbouring villages. Autoire, Loubressac, Turenne, Collonges-la-Rouge and Carennac are all classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France and close to sites well worth a visit. Explore Rocamadour, the Padirac cavern, the caves at Lacave as well as the magnificent castles of Montal and Castelnau-Bretenoux. The Dordogne is a fascinating, popular tourist destination and makes for a great holiday in France.