PLANNING YOUR TRIP
GETTING THERE Air France offers direct flights from Jo’burg and Cape Town to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. From the airport it’s a three-hour rail journey to Jarnac. airfrance.co.za and trainline.eu
RENTING A BOAT Rental costs vary according to the size and comfort of the boat, as well as region and season. Rentals start from as little as R3 300 for three nights and early-booking discounts of up to 20% are offered for advance reservations. Call 021 200 1838 or visit leboat.co.za
VISAS South African passport-holders require a Schengen visa to visit France. za.ambafrance.org
CURRENCY The euro. At the time of going to print €1:ZAR16,30. An espresso costs €1 (about R16), a main course in a local bistro about €20 (R326).