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10 Paris museums you can visit for free

Want to go to Paris’ excellent museums but don’t want to spend too much on tickets? Here are 10 museums in Paris that are free on the first Sunday of the month

Chambers Junior Suite at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel © Jeremy Rata

Hotel review: St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Perfectly located for those taking the Eurostar to France, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London has a fascinating history

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France’s UNESCO World Heritage sites

From the Mont Saint Michel to Arles’ roman theatre, France has no less than 37 cultural properties listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Plan your next exciting trip to some of France’s UNESCO World Heritage sites with this list

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Living in France

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7 reasons you should live in Burgundy

Not sure where to settle down when moving to France? Here are the reasons why Burgundy is a great place to live

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Les Capucins, a chateau in the Loire Valley

Living in a Loire Valley château

Fancy living in a Loire Valley château with live opera in your garden? That is exactly what life is like for this British couple and it sounds great!

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What impact could a Brexit have on my finances?

Concerns about a Brexit continue to impact upon exchange rates, but what effect could this have on British property buyers and expats in France?

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Why did France change its regions?

From 1 January 2016 France’s regions have been reduced from 22 to 13, but why and what effect has this had on the country?

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Living France June 2016 issue out now!

June 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the June issue of Living France we explore Alpes-Maritimes, travel to Languedoc-Roussillon to get the inside track on Uzès and meet a family who run a fitness retreat in Indre

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Property in France

What type of property should you buy in France?

What type of French property do you want to buy?

New or old? House or apartment? As well as location it is important to decide on the type of French property you are looking for before you start viewings

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French Property News June 2016 issue

June 2016 issue of French Property News out now!

A preview of what you’ll find inside the June issue of French Property News

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Fat Dogs and French Estates: Part II by Beth Haslam

WIN! A copy of Fat Dogs and French Estates: Part II

Enter our competition to win a copy of Fat Dogs and French Estates: Part II by Beth Haslam

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What impact could a Brexit have on my finances?

Concerns about a Brexit continue to impact upon exchange rates, but what effect could this have on British property buyers and expats in France?

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French culture

Kouglof from Alsace © Yulia Vinogradov / ThinkstockPhoto

Alsace: regional food and drink

Germanic influences are easy to see in the local food and drink specialities of Alsace in eastern France which include kouglof, pain d’épices and white wine

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Famous French Figures: King Louis XIV

Louis XIV, the ‘Sun King’, was king of France during a time of prosperity and left a legacy of art and architecture, including the iconic Palace of Versailles

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French news stories that caught our eye this week

French trains decorated to look like Versailles, classic Cannes films being shown on planes and further strikes in France – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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French films you should watch

10 must-see French films

Improve your level of French with our selection of the best of modern French cinema

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