Travel Information

Travel

  • IMPORTANT: Flights from the USA are a day plus. Which means flights leaving The USA on the 5th arrive on the 6th. Factor that in with any reservations.

  • Room check in is at 3 pm.

  • Room checkout is  12 noon.

  • Above hours are usually not an issue or strict.

  • We are a scenic 3 hour journey from Paris, so arriving to Orquevaux in the early afternoon and departing in the morning we find to be the most comfortable.

  • Please fill out the Travel Form as soon as you have arranged itinerary.

If you choose not to rent a car you will need to take a taxi or UBER over to Gare de L'est train station (50 euros) and catch a train to Chaumont (Haute-Marne) 40 euros economy. We can arrange to have you picked up.

Use phone to Download SNCF App for all train schedules image is also a link

Flight

  • Our best experience has been flying from John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York to Charles du Gaulle (CDG) Airport in Paris.

  • We recommend finding a flight that will arrive to Paris in the morning. and booking a departure flight in late afternoon. The Chateau is 3 hours from airport and we would like you to try to arrive for The Welcome reception around 5 pm.

  • Please be aware of flight times and factor travel time to the airport.

  • If your flight leaves Charles du Gaulle (CDG) at 10 a.m. you will need to leave Chateau Orquevaux around 4:30 a.m.

  • We recommend booking departing flights for afternoon to early evening. 

  •      CDG - 3 hours from Orquevaux.

  •      ORLY Airport - 3.5 hours distance.

  •      GENEVA Airport - 4 hours distance.

Transportation

  • Car rental at Charles du Gaulle Airport is very easy and Strongly recommended. Every car rental vendor is represented at the airport. AFTER BAGGAGE PICKUP GO OUT DOOR AND MAKE A LEFT. Walk to end. Look for signs like pictures below

  • If you don't own a GPS with French/European map - RENT A CAR WITH GPS. Do not rely on phone.

  • Make sure that before you are on your way they adjust the GPS to your language of choice.

  • Plug in Orquevaux and follow directions. We are the big house on the hill. You can't miss us.

  •  If you choose not to rent a car you will need to take a taxi or UBER over to Gare de L'est train station (40-50 euros) and catch a train to Chaumont (Haute-Marne) 40 euros economy. We can arrange to have you picked up.

  • Car service/Taxi is also available from the airport to the chateau. We can assist in reserving through a local agent. They charge around $250 Euros each way. NOT RECOMENDED

Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend Travel Insurance.

  • It is a great inexpensive way to be reimbursed if there are any unexpected issues with your plans.

  • You will also be covered for a variety of other things including health or emergencies.

  • We have provided a link to compare quotes.

CDG car rental pickup sign

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