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Monet’s Garden Giverny, Photo of the Week from France

Written by on March 27, 2015 in Readers Photos
Monet’s Garden Giverny, Photo of the Week from France

 This lovely photograph of Monet’s garden at Giverny was shared with us by David Stratton from Australia. An appreciative audience of more than 60,000 people on The Good Life France Facebook page made this our photo of the week. There is a poignant story behind this photo, David’s wife is unwell and undergoing chemotherapy treatment, […]

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The Good Life France Winter Photo Competition

Written by on December 5, 2014 in Competitions, Readers Photos
The Good Life France Winter Photo Competition

Enter our Winter in France photo contest. You don’t have to be a professional or even a great photographer to take a great photograph. We would love to see your photos of winter in France – it could be ski, snow, mountains, Christmas – anything French and related to winter. Whatever your favourite image is, […]

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Postcard from France Competition Winner

Written by on February 19, 2014 in Readers Photos
Postcard from France Competition Winner

We thought, if we hold a competition to share photos of France from our readers around the world we would receive a few great photos… How wrong can you be? Postcard from France Contest In just one week we received more than 250 photos and all of them were great! Some of them were more […]

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The Chateau de Chenonceau photos

Written by on February 3, 2014 in Readers Photos
The Chateau de Chenonceau photos

The beautiful Chateau de Chenonceau, located in the Loire Valley, region of Centre is one of the most visited chateaux in France. When we held a French photo competition, it’s no surprise that we received no less than 3 Chateau de Chenonceau photos! The picture above shows the chateau on a sunny day with a […]

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Wine producing villages in France | Vacqueyras

Written by on January 31, 2014 in Provence-Alpes, Readers Photos
Wine producing villages in France | Vacqueyras

Vacqueyras, in the heart of the Vaucluse is in many ways off the beaten track. Although famous for its wines it is not that well known to tourists. Wine has been produced in this region since the 15th century and Vacqueryas is famous for its wine and well known to wine fans and buyers. Vacqueyras […]

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Turenne France

Written by on January 30, 2014 in Limousin, Readers Photos
Turenne France

Turenne, Correze in the Limousin region is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France (by Les Plus Beaux Villages de France group). Turenne is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rather unique position on top of a cliff. What makes this so unusual and so spectacular is the sheer height – […]

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Etretat Cliffs Normandy

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Normandy, Readers Photos
Etretat Cliffs Normandy

  The photo above was an entrant in our French photo competition and the lady who sent it said “It needs no introduction”. In many ways she was right because this fabulous image is of Étretat in the Pays de Caux region of Upper Normandy (Haute Normandie),  famous for its cliffs, giant formations in the […]

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The Valentré Bridge, Cahors, France

Written by on January 28, 2014 in Midi-Pyrénées, Readers Photos
The Valentré Bridge, Cahors, France

Cahors is a lovely medieval village, and capital of the Lot department in south west France. It is an ancient town, the Romans fell under the spell of the location, a city almost entirely surrounded by water and it has pretty much been popular ever since. It is sited on a U shaped bend on […]

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The fabulous topiary of the Marqueyssac Gardens, Dordogne

Written by on January 24, 2014 in Aquitaine, French Style, Readers Photos
The fabulous topiary of the Marqueyssac Gardens, Dordogne

The Marqueyssac Gardens and Chateau: High up on a cliff overlooking a valley in the Perigord Noir department of France is a beautiful Chateau with a fascinating history and a magnificent topiary display that has made it one of the most famous gardens in all of France. The Château de Marqueyssac was acquired at the […]

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Postcard from France – photograph Competition

Written by on January 20, 2014 in Readers Photos
Postcard from France – photograph Competition

Calling all budding photographers and Francophiles – French photograph “Postcard from France” competition! Every week we love to publish a reader’s photo from France and write about the subject matter.  It could be a famous site, something off the beaten track – a shop, museum, landscape, anything that caught your eye and the camera lens […]

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