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Holidays in France

Yesterday, 13:11
Must-read travel blogs about France © deucee_ / Thinkstock

Travelling on a budget, holidaying as a family, visiting Paris and Provence, and lots of beautiful photos of France – these are our favourite travel blogs about France to read

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Holiday tips
Yesterday, 11:21
The Little Yellow Train in the Pyrénées in France ©Thinkstock

The excellence of the French railway network isn’t only down to the TGV. You can slow things down and hop on a slower train to enjoy breathtaking scenery that no high speed train, car or bike can reach. Bon voyage!

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Exploring France by train
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The floating gardens of Berges de Rive Gauche ©Paris Tourist Office - Sarah Sergent

Leave the busy city behind and enjoy some peace and quiet in one of these hidden parks and gardens in Paris that that you probably don’t know about

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Paris
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Hospices de Beaune in Beaune © Jenifoto / Fotolia

Visitors will find a rich wine heritage in the Burgundy town of Beaune

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Burgundy
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Tips for driving in France © gkuna

Driving in France is one of life’s great pleasures, but make sure you know the French road rules and have the right kit when you take your car to France

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Living in France

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Yesterday, 10:43
Stephen Clarke hopes the French will still favour their foreign friends post-Brexit © Tim Wesson

With hamburgers and cappuccinos appearing on menus, France was just about embracing global culture. But will Brexit change this? Paris-based writer Stephen Clarke hopes not

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Brexit
Tue, 16:54
It took a lot of time and hard graft to get Kris and Dave Hallet's home in the condition it is today

For Kris Hallet and her husband Dave, moving to Béarn in south-west France and renovating a derelict cottage has been hard work, but well worth it. Here’s how they managed the renovation on a small budget

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Expats Dave and Kris's renovated a derelict cottage in Béarn

Shop around for the best buys on equipment and materials. Electrical stuff can be very expensive and especially things like wall sockets, which is very frustrating when you have an entire house to install.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Gillain Harvey

With the arrival of summer, Gillian Harvey takes time to appreciate what’s on her doorstep in the Limousin

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Limousin
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Property in France

Tue, 14:53
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Have you done your homework? Follow our advice for buying property in France

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Buying guides
Mon, 11:52
Understand EU succession rules when writing your will © aga7ta / Thinkstock

New EU succession rules means there are now more options for Brits when deciding who inherits their French property, but it is important to understand them when writing your will

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Friday, August 19, 2016
10 reasons to buy a mobile home in France

Low cost, no hassle, all shapes and sizes - here are 10 reasons why a mobile home in France could be the ideal option

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Buying guides
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
FPN issue 307 September

In the September issue of French Property News we explore the treasure island of Corsica, offer top tips for making money from a vineyard and look at how to use social media to market your holiday let

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Grasse © Costel/VTC Nice

You don’t have to break the bank to buy a property on the Riviera, we’ve discovered 7 areas slightly inland that are much cheaper than the major coastal resorts

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Buying guides

French culture

Yesterday, 16:39
Financier recipe © Takoyaki / Thinkstock

This delicate almond cake is a favourite with French bakers and now you can make your own with this simple recipe and expert tips

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French recipes
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From writers to film stars, many have been inspired by France and French life. Here are 20 of our favourite quotes about France

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Improve your French with an immersion course with French in the Dordogne

Improve your French and discover Dordogne on a week-long immersion course near Bergerac with French in the Dordogne

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Friday, August 19, 2016
French news headlines © Iropa / Dreamstime

Harry Potter tops France’s bestseller list, Beckhams selling their Provence property and artwork by French artist JR in Rio – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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