Getting to the chateau de Canisy
8 Rue de Kergorlay, 50860 Canisy, France
The Chateau de Canisy has a perfect location, close to Saint-Lo, in Normandy, half way between the landing beaches of Omaha, Utah, Sword, and the Mont Saint Michel, and 30 minutes away from Bayeux by car.
The English Channel, its beaches and golfs, and the Christian Dior museum at Granville, are 25 minutes away by car.
The Chateau is 3 hours away from Paris by car, and 2h30 away by train – from Gare St Lazare to Lison, the closest train station, or from Gare Montparnasse to Villedieu-les-poêles. Taxi or car service by the chateau is available to pick up the guests from the stations.
You’ll enjoy a wonderful weekend in a remarkable national historic building in the middle of an 800-acre ( 300 hectares) park with ponds, forests and land.
The chateau is located in the middle of the Operation Cobra area, started the 25th of July 1944 by the general Omar Bradley, commander of the 1rst american army during World War II who had located his headquarters in the chateau.
How to get to the chateau
The chateau de Canisy is 3 hours away from Paris by car, and is very well connected, close to the A84 highway that goes from Caen to the Mont Saint-Michel.
See how to get to the Chateau from these cities or places:
The train stations of Lison and Villedieu-les-Poeles (2h20 from Paris) are the closest from the Chateau. Taxi or car service by the chateau is available to pick up the guests from the stations.
Car Rental + Train:
A possibility for our guests that are coming from Paris is to take a train to Caen (1h50), and then to rent a car there. The main car rental agencies are located close to the train station. Don’t forget to check the opening hours of these agencies and to book your car in advance.
By boat :
From the United-Kingdom: ferry routes are connecting Portsmouth to Caen and to Cherbourg, and Poole to Cherbourg. Taxi or car service by the chateau is available to pick up the guests from Cherbourg.
Caen-Carpiquet Airport (45 minutes away from the Chateau) allows you to quickly go to the Chateau to enjoy your weekend in Normandy. There are regular flight routes from Geneva, London, and private planes can of course land there. You can then rent a car there. And of course, we can organize your transport from the airport to the Chateau.
The landing is possible at the Chateau de Canisy
8 rue de Kergorlay