Category: Classic cars

Spring update: Things to do in Poitou-Charentes

Brocante gite holiday France

Now that the days are getting longer and the weather is warming up people here in the region start looking forward to the forthcoming season of events and activities. Here are just a few of the early season events to…

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The Bressuire Grand Prix Historique

For one weekend each year, the sights and sounds of 1950s road racing return to the small town of Bressuire, just north of us here in Deux-Sèvres. The Grand Prix Automobile Historique takes place on the weekend closest to the end…

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Getting the Bride to the church on time

Citroen DS23 Wedding Car

Citroën DS23ie on wedding duty I was driving the Citroën DS23ie down to the Dordogne to provide our wedding car service at a most beautiful event when to my horror the oil pressure warning light came on some 40km into a round…

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Barn Renovation to classic car workshop

Being a large traditional Charantais farmhouse there are a number of barns here that have served a variety of purposes over the last 200 or so years. One of our barns was used as a pigeonnier (dovecote) in a previous…

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Motor racing – Val de Vienne fixtures

With the Val de Vienne motor racing circuit just a short drive away you can always be sure of excitement during the racing season. We try to get the upcoming season’s events published as soon as it becomes available and…

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