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3 of the most beautiful villages in Provence

Written by on February 16, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
3 of the most beautiful villages in Provence

We look at some of the most beautiful villages in Provence – in a region known for its extraordinary charm, these three stand out… Gordes – the heart of Provence If there is one place on the bucket list of most visitors to Provence, it has to be Gordes. It’s almost like going to Paris […]

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Take a tour of gastronomic Gascony and discover foodie paradise

Written by on February 13, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Take a tour of gastronomic Gascony and discover foodie paradise

The Gers, the heartland of Gascony is wonderfully unspoilt. With its stunning countryside and picturesque ancient villages, it’s already an irresistible part of France. But, add to this that it’s a foodie paradise and you’ll know why Gascony is at the top of the bucket list for those who want to experience deliciously authentic France. […]

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The fairy tale Chateau du Rivau Loire Valley

Written by on February 13, 2018 in Centre, Museums and Châteaux
The fairy tale Chateau du Rivau Loire Valley

This is a love story. It’s the tale of a couple who fell in love with an abandoned chateau. They bought it and have spent the last two decades lovingly restoring it and creating the most magical gardens. Falling in love with a neglected but exquisite Chateau Normally these stories are about expats who can’t […]

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Be a temporary local on this very best of Normandy tour

Written by on February 8, 2018 in Normandy, Tours in France
Be a temporary local on this very best of Normandy tour

Normandy is a land of lush meadows, gorgeous beaches, bucolic countryside, picturesque villages, grand monuments and historic sites. It’s famous for its apples and cheese, delicious gastronomy and friendly people. It is the perfect place to get to know real, authentic France and there’s no better way to do that than with a local guide […]

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A fantastic art trip and tour of van Gogh’s France

Written by on February 7, 2018 in Art and Artists, Tours in France
A fantastic art trip and tour of van Gogh’s France

Imagine yourself painting scenes of Vincent van Gogh’s France, a warm sun and the scent of meadow flowers fills the air… Well you don’t have to imagine – a most unique art workshop takes you there in May 2018. Grab your Paint box – you’re going to van Gogh’s France! Walking in the footsteps of […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2017

Written by on December 9, 2017 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2017

Welcome to the The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2017 – completely free to read online, to download a PDF and to subscribe to – and it always will be. Just click on the link to access the online version or download a PDF to read later: The Good Life France Magazine 2017 This issue […]

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The enchanting Chateau de Brissac, Loire Valley

Written by on November 28, 2017 in Centre, Museums and Châteaux
The enchanting Chateau de Brissac, Loire Valley

The Chateau de Brissac is a privately owned home that had been in the same family since 1502 – May 26th to be precise! It was bought by a French lord by the name of Brissac and it’s lived in today by his descendants. This chateau, the tallest in France, is set in gorgeous grounds […]

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Christmas Shopping in Paris – where to go and what to buy

Written by on November 23, 2017 in Christmas Markets, Paris
Christmas Shopping in Paris – where to go and what to buy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… goes the song, and in Paris that’s certainly true. Christmas is when the city of light pulls out all the stops, the streets glitter and the shops are chock-a-block with gifts and goodies to lure you in! Many shops go all out festive – even opening on […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

I’m thrilled to share with you the Autumn issue of The Good Life France Magazine. It’s completely free to read online, free to download a PDF and free to subscribe to – and it always will be. The Good Life France Magazine Autumn issue Click here for: The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017 This […]

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Jazzy Camargue Provençal Gypsy Festival France

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Jazzy Camargue Provençal Gypsy Festival France

To many, the sound of gypsy jazz, or Jazz manouche in French, is the quintessential sound of France. Upbeat, uplifting, joyful and oh so French. When you hear the lilting music, it instantly conjures up an image in your mind of a 2cv clattering down an empty road, chickens at the window, sunflowers in the […]

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