Angouleme is a city that has been occupied since prehistoric times, so it is no surprise that there is a wealth of history and culture to explore. It is known as the ‘balcony of the southwest’ due to its situation sitting on a high plateau that affords incredible views of the Charente River. For anyone in search of car hire in Angouleme, we have two branches located in the city, one at the railway station and another at the Route de Paris. Hiring a car in Angouleme is a fantastic way to get out and discover the scenic southwest of France.