Motor Sport

Motor Sport near VéloGîtes

For Motor Sports enthusiasts, VéloGîtes can offer fun days out at the track or at the local 4×4 driving centre

Val de Vienne racetrack

Driving time 10 minutes

The famous Val de Vienne racetrack is a very short drive away from our front door.   This 3,757 meter long track is acredited by the Fédération Française Sportive Automobile, and is one of the best in France.  They offer a large amount of meetings throughout the year (motorbikes and cars) and a series of track days.  They also offer training days where you will be taught how to drive a variety of amazing cars. If you are a fan of Ferrari, the weekend of 4th to the 7th June will see 500 of Maranello’s finest creations on track.  For a full calendar of events please click here.

Passion Karting

Driving time 45 minutes

Open from Tuesday to Saturday, Passion Karting is a great, fun day out.  A range of karts are available so children as young as 7 can take part in races. (minimum height restriction of 1.3m).   Prices start from €15 for ten minutes.

Passion Karting 16 is located just outside Rochefoucauld so this activity could be combined with visiting the stunning Chateau.

4x4 off-road

Drive time 5 minutes

A more leisurely pace, but no less challenging and exciting.  The 321 4×4 offroad driving centre is literally on our doorstep.   Over 30 kms of routes are located in 500 hectares of land, each route offering a different challenge.  

The centre is listed as being in the top 5 in France and a wide variety of courses are available.