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Travel

Find out when your favourite French ski resort opens and closes this year and start planning your ski trip to France

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Winter trips

Lancer de Hache is one of France’s fastest-growing activities, with new centres popping-up all over the country – here’s why it’s so popular.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

One of the best bits about working on FRANCE Magazine is learning something new about our favourite country every single day. Here we share with you some of the weird and wonderful things we discovered about the Hexagone while putting together your December issue…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Find out what events are taking place in France to commemorate the Armistice centenary.

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French Property

10:47

Why your trusty high-street bank might not be the place when it comes to getting the best currency deal

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Buying guides
10:24

If you’re willing to compromise on your location, you really could buy a French coastal property for half price – or a lot less!

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Buying guides

The December 2018 issue of French Property is now on sale. Here are a few snippets we learnt while putting the magazine together…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Seen a bargain French property that just needs a bit of work to turn it into a dream home? If your heart is set on a renovation project, do your sums first, advises architect Nick Adams

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New-build property in France

Living in France

10:52

Thanks to advances in low-cost travel and with the many benefits of modern technology, it’s easier than ever to live in France and commute to work in the UK, as one British family have found since moving to Limousin

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Mon, 16:05

When Lin France and her husband Geoff moved to La Suisse Normande in Calvados they took on a major renovation project, turning a derelict building into a lovely home and a holiday accommodation business

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Seen a French property that would make fabulous food business but unsure of the paperwork and process? Read Tracy Leonetti’s at-a-glance guide to opening a restaurant or cafe in France

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Running a business
Thursday, November 1, 2018

In the week France helps launch a satellite to study the effects of global warming; we look at French attitudes towards climate change

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Language and Culture

What’s in a name? A lot, it turns out. Find out the fascinating stories behind the names of these places in France featuring dragons, gods and Sardinian kings.

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France has long been a muse for artists, but do the locations that inspired the likes of Monet and Van Gogh still look as picturesque today?

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Kate Mosse was a guest speaker at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October 2018 and spoke about finding inspiration for her latest book – and beginning of a new series of novels set in France – The Burning Chambers.

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Culture and attractions
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The 26th French Film Festival has started at venues spread across the UK. We take a look at what films are showing, where and when.

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News

Lancer de Hache is one of France’s fastest-growing activities, with new centres popping-up all over the country – here’s why it’s so popular.

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The December 2018 issue of French Property is now on sale. Here are a few snippets we learnt while putting the magazine together…

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Competitions

Friday, October 19, 2018

Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of French Exit by Patrick deWitt

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

We have two copies of Le Mot Juste to give away. Enter the competition below to win one!

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