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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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5 Reasons to Holiday in France Right Now

Cheap French holidays in gites

Of course there are plenty of reasons to take a holiday in France at any time, but right now there are five particularly good reasons why a holiday in France makes perfect sense.

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Gîtes mit Oltimerverleih – wie in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung berichtet.

Es kann sein, dass Sie schon in der ‚Reise Spezial‘ der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung am 13. Juli 2014 darüber gelesen hatten, ob ja oder nein, ich möchte hier ein paar Worte im Namen meiner englischen Freunde schreiben, die seit 2007…

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