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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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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Classic Living for a Week in Poitou-Charentes

Guest post by Anne and Dick Francis following their holiday at our gîte, La Grange, in June. Dick is a professional historic car restorer:

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The Last Supper: the end of a great week of classic motoring

We were lucky enough to have both La Petite Maison and La Grange booked out for the last week of June by classic car enthusiasts: Rob and Claire in their MGB Roadster with a recently rebuilt and breathed on engine…

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A day at the races: Circuit du Val de Vienne

Nearby to La Ferme de L’Église we are lucky enough to have a National race circuit, Circuit du Val de Vienne that hosts a wide variety of track events throughout the summer. Being only 40 minutes drive away, through beautiful…

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