Angouleme

The characterful city of Angouleme in the Charente (Dept 16), Home of the Circuit des Remparts, Comics and the Rizla Paper, Angouleme (Iculisma or Ecolisna, later Angoulesme) was taken by Clovis from the Visigoths in 507. In the 9th century, it was invaded and plundered by the Normans. it is also home to afew abandoned buildings.

2009

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