Contact Details

Roger and Susan Palmer
La Marmoire Bed and Breakfast

La Marmoire, 44110 Soudan, France

Tel: 02 40 55 23 79
From the UK: 00 33 2 40 55 23 79
From the UK: 0844 232 3968 (calls cost 3p per minute from a BT landline)
UK Mobile: 07764 354492
Email: [email protected]
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Best travel routes


Flights From the UK

Easyjet operate flights from London Gatwick to Nantes. Cityjet operate flights from London City Airport to Nantes.

Nantes is 1 hour away from La Marmoire.

Flybe operate flights from Southampton and Southend to Rennes.

Transfer time from Rennes is 45 minutes to La Marmoire.


Flights From Europe and Worldwide

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Ferries From the UK

Brittany Ferries offer crossings from Portsmouth to St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg, Roscoff.  A 10% discount is available on Brittany Ferry crossings.  Please contact us for the booking reference number to claim your discount.

We are most easily accessible from St Malo (1 hour 45 minutes’ drive from the port to La Marmoire).  However the crossing takes a long time and an overnight crossing (12 hours) is probably the most comfortable.

The crossing from Caen is about 5 hours. (2 hours 30 minutes’ drive from the port to La Marmoire).

There are no toll roads from the ports to La Marmoire.

LD Lines – ferries from Dover to Calais offer a shorter crossing.
The drive from Calais is about 6 hours. There are toll roads on this route.

Driving Directions from the port

Any good Sat Nav system or Google maps will bring you to La Marmoire on your chosen route.


Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. The drive from Calais will take about 6 hours.




Rail Travel

Check out for rail travel from London St Pancras to Rennes via Paris. The entire train journey takes about 5 hours and can be booked on line.

Eurostar will take you to Paris. Cross Paris via underground train from Gard du Nord to Montparnasse where you will pick up a train to Rennes.

There is a one hour train journey from Rennes to Chateaubriant (booked separately – SNCF) but be sure to check your connections as they only run about 4 times a day!

La Marmoire is a 45 minute drive from Rennes if you wish to hire a car.


From Chateaubriant

Follow the roads signposted to Laval on the D771. You will then pick up a signpost for Soudan. Follow the signposts along the Rue 11 Novembre.

You will pass a village signpost for Soudan on the right hand side. Pass Le Yin Yang Brasserie on the right hand side and the next road on the right leading to the village. As you pass the second right hand turn, turn immediately left into Rue Joseph Belliot.

Continue along this road which, after passing houses on either side, leads into a country lane. Continue straight ahead for 2 kilometers.

La Marmoire is signposted, the second turning on the right hand side. Take the turning. You will come across some farm buildings and a derelict house. Continue past these, following the bend to the right. La Marmoire gates are at the end on the left hand side. Enter the driveway and park at the end.