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A weekend in Rouen

The historic city has attracted artists for more than a century, each of them creating their own take on Rouen. FRANCE Magazine looks at the city’s star attractions

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An interview with Posy Simmonds

The illustrator tells Pierre de Villiers about her student days in Paris and the film version of her graphic novel Gemma Bovery

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August 2015: events in France

Discover 10 events happening in France in August 2015, including several music festivals, a celebration of champagne and Breton culture, plus a water jousting festival

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Explore Loire-Atlantique

With beautiful beaches, rolling countryside and the dynamic city of Nantes, as well as a fascinating history and rich cultural heritage, Loire-Atlantique in western France is a department to discover

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Wish You Were Here

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Le Fretay in Brittany

Traditional house in Brittany

This traditional Breton house in Côtes-d’Armor combines modern and traditional features and is only 90 minutes from the ferry port of Saint-Malo

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Running a gîte business in the Marais Poitevin

The pretty village of Coulon in the Marais Poitevin was the ideal place to set up a B&B and gîte business for expat couple Anthony and Marylyn Kusmirek

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Pension planning for a retirement in France

Planning your currency transfers can help you to maximise your pension payments and get more from your retirement in France, says Laura Parsons

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Interview with an agent in Charente

Christophe Guay of Agence TIC Ruffec explains why this single-storey property, on the market for €197,500, gets his vote

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Learning French: 6 tips for advanced learners

If you have mastered French but want to maintain your language skills then our 6 tips for advanced learners will help you to continue to improve your French

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Learning French: 6 tips for intermediates

If you have mastered the basics but are struggling to find the time to improve your French vocabulary then our 6 tips for intermediates will help you continue your language learning

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Recipe: cheese soufflé

Whip up this twice-baked cheese soufflé for a perfect summertime lunch

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Learning French: 6 tips for beginners

If you are struggling to find time to revise French grammar books then our 6 tips for learning French will help you fit your language-learning around your busy life

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