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14 reasons to buy the September 2018 issue of Living France

PUBLISHED: 10:55 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:49 01 August 2018

The September 2018 issue of Living France magazine is on sale now

The September 2018 issue of Living France magazine is on sale now

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The September 2018 issue of Living France is out now! Here are 14 reasons you should pick up a copy...

The beautiful seaport town of Honfleur, Calvados ©GettyImages/BruceCamposThe beautiful seaport town of Honfleur, Calvados ©GettyImages/BruceCampos

1. Discover Calvados

Calvados has a lot to offer, with rolling green landscapes, sweeping sandy beaches and colourful harbours. Get the scoop from residents and agents on this diverse area of Normandy.

2. Advice on finding a doctor

Becky Slack takes a look at the GP shortage in France and how new residents can register with a doctor.

3. Stay up to date with property and currency news

We bring you the latest from the world of French property, look at some remarkable properties that have come on the market, and our currency update looks at how Brexit is affecting the currency market.

Metz is fantastic for art and history, leafy promenades and riverside parks ©GettyImages/GatsiMetz is fantastic for art and history, leafy promenades and riverside parks ©GettyImages/Gatsi

4. Get your house-hunting on track

We look at three cities with high-speed rail links and why you might want to live there.

5. Get some gardening inspiration

Open Garden member Sue Lambert tells how she gave her garden a naturalistic feel.

6. Our experts answer your questions

Find out the difference between a French notaire and a British notary, and learn more about French tax.

Simon can repair woodwork or recreate a woodwork effect on classic cars © Sabina Lorkin Anibas PhotographySimon can repair woodwork or recreate a woodwork effect on classic cars © Sabina Lorkin Anibas Photography

7. Hear from a maître artisan

When, antique furniture restorer Simon Lorkin moved to Manche he carved out a new niche as a classic car restorer.

8. Learn all about life in a French château

Three expats share how they made the dream of living in a château a reality that works for them.

9. Marvel at the Château d’Orquevaux

When designer and filmmaker, Ziggy Atias, inherited a remarkable château from his parents, he turned it into an artists’ retreat.

A holiday let with a difference © Jane Pinder StoneA holiday let with a difference © Jane Pinder Stone

10. Meet a couple living the Bohemian life in France

Carole and Richard run La Ferme de Bohème in Mayenne.

11. Maximise your pension

Planning on spending your retirement in France? A currency analyst shares several ways to make your pension payments go further.

12. Travels news

New flight routes and traffic calming measures. What you need to know about travel to and in France.

The French wine industry has diversified and modernised in recent decades ©Fotolia/PiotrSikoraThe French wine industry has diversified and modernised in recent decades ©Fotolia/PiotrSikora

13. Become a wine connoisseur

Find out the difference between a terrior and a domaine in our guide to understanding and choosing French wine.

14. Follow our diary of a move to France

In the latest instalment, Fiona Flint talks about what life is like with a baby in France.

What are you waiting for? You can buy the September 2018 issue of Living France here.

Or, you can take out our great subscription offer and get the magazine delivered to your door every month!

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