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Discover Brittany on a week-long luxury tour

Written by on September 24, 2020 in Tours in France
Discover Brittany on a week-long luxury tour

Early summer is the perfect time to head to Brittany. Discover bucolic landscapes and beautiful beaches in a land that’s brimming with culture and art. Chateaux galore, medieval towns, mile after mile of peaceful and picturesque countryside dotted with pretty little villages or oodles of long, golden sandy beaches. Local cuisine, boulangeries with fresh baked […]

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Expert property guide to Uzerche and around, Correze, Limousin

Written by on September 21, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Uzerche and around, Correze, Limousin

Uzerche is a pretty, fortified town in the commune in the Corrèze department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its origins date back to pre-Roman times. Today the town is vibrant and architecturally glorious. With its many towers, vaulted passageways and old houses adorned with carved door and a magnificent octagonal bell tower, typical of the Limousin […]

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Moving to France during the Covid crisis – Is it possible?

Written by on September 18, 2020 in Living in France, Property in France
Moving to France during the Covid crisis – Is it possible?

We have been receiving a lot of requests from readers since the start of the COVID pandemic, all asking the same question: “Is it possible to pack and move  my personal effects and possessions from  the UK to my new home in France during the Covid crisis?”. Well the simple answer is yes. We thought […]

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Provence lavender photography tour

Written by on September 15, 2020 in Tours in France
Provence lavender photography tour

Hone your photography skills on a seriously special tour amidst the scented lavender fields and in the most beautiful villages of Provence. You’ll experience the Provencal way of life, visit colourful street markets, celebrate Bastille Day, explore magical medieval villages and discover secret places. And you’ll capture this enchanting experience on camera with a superb […]

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Win a copy of The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

Written by on September 11, 2020 in Competitions
Win a copy of The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

A disgraced chef rediscovers her passion for food and her roots in this stunning novel rich in culture and full of delectable recipes. French-born American chef Sophie Valroux had one dream: to be part of the 1% of female chefs running a Michelin-starred restaurant. From spending summers with her grandmother, who taught her the power […]

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Expert Property guide to Montmorillon and around, the Vienne

Written by on September 2, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property guide to Montmorillon and around, the Vienne

Montmorillon is in the department of the Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (formerly Poitou-Charentes) in south west France. The town is situated on the Gartempe river at the geographical crossroads of  Indre, Haute-Vienne and the Vienne. Around 50 miles from the city of Poitiers and 30 miles from Limoges, both of which have airports with flights to the […]

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Where to live the good life in France

Written by on August 29, 2020 in Property for sale, Property in France
Where to live the good life in France

When it comes to living in France, there’s lots to tempt you. Wandering through a picture-perfect medieval village, sitting at a café with a coffee and croissant watching the world go by, an early morning stroll on a sandy beach, or watching the sun set over a craggy mountain. Sunshine, great food and wine, a […]

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French Connections property for sale in France

Written by on August 26, 2020 in Property for sale
French Connections property for sale in France

French Connections are one of the biggest and longest running gite rental companies in the UK. But did you know they also sell property in France? If you’re looking to buy, they have plenty to tempt you with all over France. And if you’re looking to sell, they will list it for a flat fee […]

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The best gastronomic guided Tour of Dordogne

Written by on August 23, 2020 in Tours in France
The best gastronomic guided Tour of Dordogne

One of the main reasons we all love France so much is for it’s wonderful gastronomy. Those marvellous markets, the cake and bread shops, cheese and wine – they are as every bit as alluring as the enchanting castles, fabulous countryside and wonderful vineyards. French gastronomy is world famous. It’s UNESCO listed even. And in Dordogne […]

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How to create French home style – anywhere

Written by on August 22, 2020 in French Style
How to create French home style – anywhere

French style is famous throughout the world. Cultivated over hundreds of years of design and fine arts, it’s a seemingly effortless style that isn’t always that easy to achieve. But there are ways and means to make it easy! You don’t need to live in a Chateau, or in Paris, Provence or a rustic farmhouse […]

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