Roaring engines, beautiful cars, taking that corner at just the right speed, with your chronograph ticking away the seconds; that is the Raidillon Rally! Belgiums premiere watch brand, with a Swiss heart, was named after the most famous section of the Spa-Francorchamps race track. Unfortunately not all of us drive professional race cars, but Raidillon also knows how to have a whole lot of fun on public roads!
No, not the highway from Brussels to Antwerp, but the winding roads through the Belgium Ardennes. A place where the scenery alternates between thick forests and glowing meadows. It was here that 55 pre-1975 cars set off for a casual, yet still competitive, rally.
Their first goal was to reach the Château de Froidcourt in Stoumont. A unique place in more than one sense, because normally this castle cannot be visited. Overlooking the Amblève-valley it is a stunning place to enjoy a lunch in a true Belgium fashion. For those of you who have never visited Belgium; they rival the gastronomic sense of the French!