travel: how to get there
Venue: Château les Oliviers de Salettes
The address:1205 route du Château, 26450, Charols
The castle is located 1km from the village of Charols at the end of a country road.
Please do not book your rooms directly. Please direct any venue related questions to us.
Aéroport de Paris CDG will likely be the most economical airport and the only direct choice to fly into.
From there, you can take either the high-speed TGV train or the Eurostar to Avignon, Montélimar or Valence. Closest train station is in Montélimar Train Station is a 25-miunte drive from the hotel (23km) or Valence.
Marseille Airport is the easiest + closest airport to fly into to get to our venue. It will be 1,5 hour drive to the venue.
You can also fly into one of the closest International airports in Lyon, Marseille, Geneva or Grenoble. From there we recommend renting a car, it will be a 2-3 hour drive to the venue. Roads are easy to navigate with a GPS.
Nice airport is 3 hour drive.
Local regional airports: Valence Airport is a 50-minute drive from the hotel (48km) while Avignon Airport is a 1 hour 15-minute drive from the hotel (105km); and Marseille is 1 hour 45-minute drive.
If you’re flying into Paris CDG take TGV | Paris to Avignon, Montelimar or Valence
The TGV is a high-speed train traveling from the North to the southern tips of the country reaching average speeds of 174mph + is the easiest way from Paris to Provence.
If you are coming from the CDG airport, the TGV direct train leaves from the Gare de Lyon station (located at the airport, so no transfers) + takes 2 hr 40 min to arrive at the Avignon TGV station. From there you’ll need a car.
When reserving your seat, make sure that you are booking yourself on the "fast train" and that you're set to arrive at Avignon TGV, not Avignon Centre.
They are two different stations in two different areas of Avignon.
We recommend renting a car to get from any train station or airport. If you want to car pool - drop as an email and we’ll try to help. You will find an AVIS, Budget, Eurocar rentals at the Avignon, Marseille, and Valence Airports + the Avignon TGV or Montélimar train stations/ airports and any major airport.
Driving to the Chateau is very easy, please have a GPS and credit cards + change ready to pay for occasional road tolls.
Enjoy the scenery and take a little extra time. There is ample free parking on-site once you arrive.