Circuit des Remparts, Angouleme 12th Sep - 17th Sep 2019From £1,365.00 per person
7 Night Tour
Angouleme; Circuit des Remparts
10th – 17th September 2019
A wonderful opportunity to join the annual historic motoring extravaganza, that is the “Circuit des Remparts”, in the French town of Angouleme. This option includes return Brittany Ferry crossings from Portsmouth as well as 3 nights at the 3 star, Ibis Styles Hotel in North Angouleme.
Tuesday 10th September
Check in at Brittany Ferries terminal in Portsmouth at 21:45hrs for the 22:45hrs overnight crossing to Caen.
Wednesday 11th September
On arrival in France we pick up our attractive d-road route from Caen, to a breakfast stop in Putanges. We then tour down through the Orne, into La Sarthe and into the department of Pays de la Loire. We have a visit of a chateau planned, that fans of ‘Le Mans the movie’ will find fascinating. It is then a short distance to our overnight Hotel in Loué where dinner is included.
Thursday 12th September
Today we will make our way down to down to the coast in Sables d’Olonne with a nights stay at 4 star hotel Côte Ouest Thalasso & Spa with dinner included.
Friday 13th September
After breakfast it is a reasonably straight forward drive to Angouleme. We suggest heading into the city to explore, we will offer a walking tour so you can familiarise yourself with the layout, you can then relax and soak up the atmosphere as streets begin to fill with vintage and classic cars. This evening enjoy the Concours d’Elegance that takes place in the Champ de Mars.
Saturday 14th September
You have entry to the *International rally departs from Angouleme. More than 150 cars drive through the roads of the Charente region, with the run finishing at the Champ de Mars in the town centre. This evening you have the option to buy tickets for the gala buffet, held in the covered market. *Open to eligible cars, please enquire.
Sunday 15th September
Race day on the historic circuit from 08:00hrs to 18:00hrs. Race categories include Bugatti Grand Prix cars, Frazer Nash, MGs, Vintage sport and racing cars, GTs, GTSs and GTOs. Those who wish to spectate will have access to the track, grandstands and wander through the pits and paddock.
Monday 16th September
We have selected a great hotel in Chenonceaux, with acclaimed food. Arrive in time to enjoy the Chateau de Chenonceau, which is a walk from the hotel. Dinner is included on this night.
Tuesday 17th September
Depart Chenonceaux for Caen ready to check in at 15:30hrs for the Brittany Ferries 16:30hrs crossing to Portsmouth.
A deposit of £200.00 per person will be required at the time of booking. Any bookings made within 12 weeks of the event must be paid in full.
- Brittany Ferries crossings from Portsmouth to Caen including 4-berth window cabin Upgraded cabins are available on request.
- Breakfast stop in Putanges
- Overnight at hotel Ricordeau on half board basis
- Overnight at hotel Côte Ouest Thalasso & Spa on a half board basis
- Three nights bed and breakfast in the 3 star Ibis Styles hotel in Angouleme
- Overnight at hotel Bon Laboureur on a half board basis
- Routes and general information
- Entry to the Saturday rally
- Event entry, grandstand seat and paddock access for Sunday
- Routes and general information
- Friendly staff
- Large car park
- Minutes to the city centre
- Longer stays are available at a small supplement.
What’s not included
- Vehicle recovery and personal insurance.