Etang de Planchon is an excellent carp fishing venue in France, within the Haute Vienne region, near the lovely market town of Chateauponsac which boasts bars, restaurants and shops.

The hassle free carp fishing holiday option is to fly directly to Limoges Airport where you will be chauffeured from and to the airport.  The venue is 30 minutes from the airport.

For those who have selected the ‘All Inclusive’ carp fishing package, your swim will be setup with your fishing equipment ready for your arrival.
Ryan Air flies from:
  • Bristol
  • Nottingham-East Midlands
  • Edinburgh
  • Liverpool
  • Leeds Bradford
  • London Stansted
Flybe flies from:
  • Gatwick (only July & Aug)
  • Belfast City (via Southampton)
  • Edinburgh (via Southampton)
  • Glasgow (via Southampton)
  • Guernsey (via Southampton)
  • Southampton

Address of Location: Le Planchon, 87290 Balledent, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France.

Travelling time from Calais = 6 hours, Le Havre = 5 hours, St Malo = 5.5 hours

* Travelling on roads via the outskirts of Paris reduces the driving time however toll charges will be a bit more.

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