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Angoulême Circuit des Remparts 2021

CitroenDS rally car at Angouleme Circuit des Remparts

A weekend of classic cars, classic bikes and a return to the calendar of historic car events after the hiatus of Covid. Once again Angoulême was bustling with people and buzzing with anticipation and enthusiasm. Under sunny blue skies there…

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Citroën Car Club SM to stay

We had the pleasure of hosting visitors from England who booked through the Citroën Car Club and arrived in a magnificent Citroên SM. This car is the fuel injection variant, (EFI) which uses the same D-Jetronic Bosch system as the…

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Spills and thrills at the Circuit des Remparts 2016

This annual festival of historic street racing in Angoulême is a date for everybody with even a passing interest in old cars. The city is just rammed with cars from early vintage to modern classics and the smell of Castrol R…

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Clutch change on our Citroën DS23ie hire car

We do like our classic hire cars to be running perfectly for our guests. A programme of continuous maintenance is required but occasionally a larger job comes along! On a recent drive we sensed that the clutch was slipping slightly on our semi-automatic…

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2015 Calendar of Events in Charroux

Holiday events in Poitou Charentes, gite holidays, music festivals

Charroux is a small medieval town in the southern borders of Vienne, about 25 minutes drive from Vanzay. This ancient town is notable for the large 8th century Benedictine Abbaye du Saint Sauveur, whose lantern tower, known as the Charlemagne…

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