Angoulême Circuit Des Remparts

The 2024 Circuit des Remparts annual classic car race, weekend-long events see classic cars hurtling around the ancient, twisting roads of the pretty hill-top town of Angoulême. The Circuit des Remparts is a highlight in any historic racing enthusiast’s diary!

Itinerary Options

3 or 4 nights self-drive itinerary
Wednesday 11th September

Take the overnight ferry from Portsmouth to St Malo. A cabin reserved for you.

Thursday 12th September
Drive through the beautiful towns of France to Angouleme. Accommodation can be reserved for you along the route on request. Alternatively, we can reserve an additional night for you at your hotel in Angouleme.

Friday 13th September

Check into your hotel, where accommodation is reserved for you for 3 or 4 nights on a bed-and-breakfast basis. Parking is available locally to the hotel. Please ask our team members for the recommended parking locations and any further information.
Join other motorsports fans today to watch the Concours d’Elegance. This is the traditional opening of the Charentais automobile weekend where the cars gather in the centre of town to be judged for their condition and authenticity. The stunning classic cars arrive from all over the world for this amazing spectacle. You can also head to the prize-giving ceremony on Friday evening and admission is free.
Parking is available locally to the hotel. Please ask our team members for the recommended parking locations and any further information.

Saturday 14th September
Today is the Angouleme International Rally. Over 150 cars drive through the beautiful scenic towns before finishing at the Champ de Mars. Entry to the rally can be added as a supplement. Please note, that not all classic cars are eligible – please check with a member of staff. Alternatively, the day is free to enjoy as you wish.

Sunday 15th September
The most exciting day! Enjoy the historic race, full of classic cars.

Monday 16th September
After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel and make your way to Caen for your return ferry back to Portsmouth at 4 p.m. Reserved seating is included in your package. You will arrive back in the UK at approx. 9.30 pm.

If you wish to alter your crossings or reserve additional accommodation for your trip, please ask a member of the team as this can be done for you on request.

Hotel Room Type Nights
3 Nights 4 Nights
Ibis Nord Angouleme Hotel
Double/Twin(price per person) £599
Double for Sole Occupancy £1,029
Ibis Angoulême Centre
Double/Twin(price per person) Sold Out Sold Out
Double for Sole Occupancy Sold Out Sold Out
Europeen Hotel
Double/Twin Sold Out Sold Out
Double for Sole Occupancy Sold Out Sold Out

*2024 prices are per person based on two people sharing.

**Parking is subject to availability

The above is a sample itinerary but if you would like to extend your stay or for us to arrange alternative Channel crossings please do let us know and we would be happy to do so.
To discuss your ideal Circuit Des Remparts Angouleme 2024 Itinerary holiday, call us on 0116 231 1222 or email us at .

Hotel Options

Located in Champniers, this Ibis Hotel is just a 5-minute drive from Angouleme town center in the Charente region and a 10-minute drive to the Angoulême circuit. The hotel is conveniently located with array of restaurants and shops around.

The Européen Hôtel Citotel is situated in the heart of Angoulême.  The hotel is conveniently located in the city centre of Angoulême, just 400 metres from the SNCF train station and 300 meters from the old town with its array of restaurants and shops. It’s only a 10-minute walk from the Angoulême circuit.

This hotel is set in the centre of Angoulême, just 200 metres from the train station and the old town area. Angoulême Cathedral is only a 10-minute walk away and you can easily walk to the circuit too. It is only a 10-minute walk to the grandstands.

Race Tickets & Circuit

The Saturday Drivers Rallies

Rallies Price
Rally of the Deans – Vehicles before 1914 £185
Rally of Legends – Vehicles between 1914 – 1959 £229
Charente International Rally – Vehicles between 1960 – 1979 £345
Charente International Rally – Vehicles from 1980 £399

These packages include:     

  • 1 Rallye Plaque / 1 Roadbook
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Morning and Afternoon breaks
  • 2 Lunches
  • 1 Welcome pack
  • 1 Official Lithograph

These prices are for 1 x car with 2 x people.

Additional drivers cost is £115.