Coupe du monde de rugby

Rugby World Cup

In September 2023, France hosts the Rugby World Cup. Angoulême is located 35 minutes from Bordeaux by train, 1h30 from Paris or 250 km from Nantes. Angoulême will therefore be an essential place to visit for supporters of the Fiji Islands, Georgia, South Africa, Romania, Samoa, […]

Le Circuit des Remparts

The Circuit of the Ramparts

The Circuit International des Remparts d'Angoulême, also known as the Grand Prix International des Remparts, Grand Prix des Remparts and Circuit des Remparts, is a speed car event contested on a 1-meter long car circuit whose layout plays with the ramparts of the city center of Angoulême. The competition was […]

les expos bd de l’été

summer comic book exhibitions

Throughout the year, temporary exhibitions follow one another at the Angoulême comic strip museum. The summer of 2023 is no exception to tradition with highly anticipated exhibitions… Exhibition Naruto – The Ninja Phenomenon From June 10 to December 31, 2023In partnership with The Belgian Comic Strip Center and Les Editions Kana Since […]

dernier pont du printemps à Angoulême

last spring bridge in Angoulême

after the spring holidays and the bridges punctuated the spring of 2023. These welcome days of rest are as much an opportunity for a stopover in Angoulême, in the heart of the Charentes. Angoulême is easily accessible by train, less than an hour from Bordeaux, Périgord and barely more from the Atlantic. The return of mild temperatures will allow […]

Festival Les soirs Bleus

Blue Evenings Festival

The 5th edition of Les Soirs Bleus will take place from June 10 to September 22, 2023 in Grand Angoulême. All 38 municipalities share the adventure and shape this summer cultural program of 52 dates with more than 60 concerts and street art shows , circus and free dance. Workshops, walks, visits and exhibitions will complete these evenings. […]

En Canoë sur la Charente

Canoeing on the Charente

From La Touvre to Charente, discover the nautical activities of the Pays d'Angoulême. The choice is wide: swimming, swimming pool, stand-up paddle, boat without a license, cruise but above all canoe trip... Let yourself be tempted and put on your swimsuits! A CANOE-KAYAK RIDE ON THE CHARENTE, BETWEEN MARSAC AND VINDELLE As a couple or as a family, […]

Une Rando au cœur des vignes

A hike in the heart of the vineyards

To the west of the country of Angoulême begins the wine-growing lands of Cognac. Many of the estates present between Saint-Saturnin and Claix offer visits to the vineyards. From June to October, hiking in the vineyards becomes a must in the destination. We have selected for you 5 circuits that pass through the Cognac vineyard. […]

La Coulée Verte

The Green Coulee

Laid out on the old towpath along the Charente River, the green corridor offers a peaceful, picturesque stroll. From the Grande Prairie lake in Saint-Yrieix to Nersac, 17km of shady paths offer unmissable stops for sports enthusiasts and lovers of natural environments… A characteristic fauna and flora (orchids, fritillaries […]

Corto, Hergé & Lucien

Corto, Hergé & Lucien

In addition to the many painted walls, the world capital of comics has been enriched with statues: the famous Lucien, by Franck Margerin, has been on display since 2015 on the roof of Angoulême station. An obelisk 4,5 meters high and not far from 7 tons, a tribute to René Goscinny, sits since 2017 on […]

Le Roc de Sers

The Roc de Sers

At the bend of a small path, on the road to Sers towards Rougnac, take a leap of twenty thousand years in time to discover the work of artists of the Solutrean hunter-gatherers. From 1909 to 1927 Doctor Léon Henri-Martin probed and prospected the site, but it was in 1919 that he excavated the embankments, bringing to light almost […]