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Water jousting festival in Sete © Paul Palau

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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Cycling in Nantes © Atout France

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

WIN! A copy of Wish You Were Here

Enter our competition to win a copy of Wish You Were Here by Catherine Alliott

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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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Logis de Bellevue © Tony and Marylyn Kusmirek

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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Pretty farmhouse with mature garden for 199,000 euros

5 properties in France with land

There is no shortage of land in France, so whether you fancy a small plot to grow vegetables in or acres of parkland to stroll around you will be sure to find it. Take a look at our selection of 5 properties with land for some inspiration

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Dining room of Meze Maison © Meze Maison

Running a boutique chambres d’hôtes in Languedoc-Roussillon

Londoner Rob Budden and his partner bought a period house in Languedoc-Roussillon and transformed it into a stylish boutique chambres d’hôtes

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Holiday lets © www.frenchconnections.co.uk

Preparing your house for holiday lets

If you are planning to offer your second home in France as a holiday let, then doing some careful preparation before you start will ensure the venture runs smoothly

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Ian Moore's mid-life crisis purchase © Andy Robert Davies

Ian Moore: a mid-life crisis purchase

Comedian and expat Ian Moore may have found a way to improve worker productivity in France...

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Quercy-style house near Lauzerte

3 properties in Midi-Pyrénées

Midi-Pyrénées is a popular region with expats. Here are 3 of our favourite properties in the region

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Living France August 2015

August 2015 issue of Living France out now!

In the new August 2015 issue of Living France we explore Gard and Hérault in Languedoc-Roussillon, meet expats who own a château in Brittany and share a financial checklist for your move to France

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JC Gardens & Climbing Frames

English hand-made garden swings and climbing frames now delivered to France

JC Gardens & Climbing Frames have now begun exporting their hand-made, high quality bespoke tree swings, climbing frames and other products to France so you can take top quality British-made products to your French idyll. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Lake Annecy © Savoie Mont Blanc / Hossel

Haute-Savoie at a glance

With popular ski resorts, spa towns and Annecy as its capital, Haute-Savoie is popular with property buyers looking for an outdoor mountain lifestyle

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Tour de France © A.S.O.

July 2015: events in France

Discover 10 events happening in France in July 2015, including the Tour de France, Bastille Day, medieval festivals, music festivals and a celebration of Breton culture

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Vannes in Morbihan © Atout France / Michel Angot

Morbihan at a glance

Morbihan in Brittany is popular with British people because of its proximity to the UK but it has plenty more to offer. Get a feel for the department with our quick guide and the inside track from an expat and a property agent

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Two cottages in Normandy for 125,000 euros

5 properties in France to run as a business

Running a business from your French home is a great way to make a living in France and make the property pay its way. It doesn’t have to be a B&B or gîte though. Look at our pick of 5 properties to run as a business for some ideas

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