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The full postal Address of the property  is:
 
Betouret (name on entrance gate pillars)
Chemin de Coustette
Quartier Marquemale
64360 Lucq de Bearn
France

REMEMBER not all SATNAVs will find our address BUT the GPS co-ordinates should always be accurate - GPS:43d 17.4723m N 0d 38.1013m W.
 
NOTE: Our neighbour whose driveway is opposite has signs 'CASTAINGS' at each end of our road- follow these. 
 
ARRIVAL OPTIONS

PLANE :PAU from  Paris & Lyons.  BIARRITZ from LONDON ( STN, GTW) , DUBLIN, SHANNON, BIRMINGHAM with Easyjet or Ryanair. Also direct to HELSINKI, COPENHAGEN and OSLO. B
ORDEAUX & TOULOUSE (2-2.5hrs) many international destinations.
 
TRAIN into PAU or ORTHEZ stations

FERRY :From the ferry ports of Calais, Dieppe and Caen, St Malo, nearest is Bilbao
 
FROM PAU AIRPORT

On leaving airport turn right at very first roundabout. Then follow signs towards Bayonne. After 2 or 3 roundabouts, signs for Monein and Mourenx also appear. Follow these signs, instead of Bayonne. You are on the west side of the Pau ring road. You will pass a golf course (Artiguelouve) on LHS after 5km. Turn right at next roundabout onto D2 towards Monein. Stay on main valley road. Straight on at each roundabout until you have a sign left at a roundabout for Monein. Follow this road into Monein. Turn right in front of Mairie onto the Navarrenx road.

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FROM MONEIN
Take the road to NAVARRENX. Be warned of difficult bends on first descent after Monein. After 2km pass straight through CROSSROADS signed Cardesse (left) and Lahourcade(right). Through 50KM speed limit. After further approx 2 km watch for the black sign for the start of the commune of LUCQ DE BEARN. Here there are grey grundon type rubbish bins on LHS and also a sign 'CASTAINGS'. Take this small turning left beside these bins – marked Chemin de Coustette. You will pass on RHS one modern house, then a house being renovated, then 2 farms , Les Vieux Chenes is next property after this. If you get to the small crossroads with water tower you just missed us. If you pass Restaurant Chez Jeannot on LHS you have missed turning at the bins.

FROM BIARRITZ AIRPORT


Follow signs to A63 Autoroute and join it direction BORDEAUX. After about 4 miles TURN off towards PAU &A64 autoroute. Follow signs to A64 autoroute, stay on this either until LACQ (Jn9) quickest route use GPS or road signs to find Monein alternatively leave at Jn4, much more scenic, avoids A64 PEAGE, and nearly as quick follow signs to Bardos and Bidache. Pass through Bardos, then at Bidache take right on second roundabout marked OLORON ST MARIE. Follow signs to OLoron ST Marie and Navarrenx(D936). At roundabout near Navarrenx follow signs (left turn) towards CENTRE VILLE. Pass over large river, and keep the fortified walls of Navarrenx on your RHS. Over 2 roundabouts (still following town walls) find left turn (D2) to MONEIN. Follow this, make left turn at Jasses onto D2 to Monein. After about 4 miles pass turn (RHS) to Lucq de Bearn- do not turn, past restaurant Chez Jeannot RHS, pass road to Orthez (LHS), TURN at next very small right into Chemin des Cretes. After 1km, at small crossroads, turn left onto Chemin de Coustette. Les Vieux Chenes is first property on LHS.
 
TIP from North of BORDEAUX  The new A65 to PAU is now open.  On Bordeaux rocade take A62 towards TOULOUSE, then take the A65 to PAU, then at end of A65 take A64 towards BAYONNE & San Sebastian, leaving at first exit , J9, ARTIX.  On leaving motorway follow signs for Monein.  Right on first roundabout, Left on third roundabout, then left onto D2 at fourth roundabout towards Monein.  Take first RIGHT ( almost like straight-on) after 400m, over speed bump and first right marked Lahourcade (2.5km).  Continue to roundabout.  Straight-on.  After  5km reach STOP.  Turn right onto D9 towards Navarrenx.  Now use Directions from Monein as you are at 2km CROSSROADS from Monein, and only a few minutes from the house This is faster and quieter than taking A63 towards Bayonne from Bordeaux.  Some GPS may know this route others do not.

Sheep coming to Lucq from National Park
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