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2017 is a big year for France and not just because of the Presidential elections. From anniversaries and special events to exciting openings, here’s why you should visit France in 2017

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Culture and attractions

Thinking of spending the Christmas holidays in France? If ever you need convincing, we’ve found 12 reasons why you should

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Christmas in France
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Get in the festive spirit by visiting one of these 12 traditional Christmas markets in France and pick up some French Christmas gifts

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Christmas in France
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In the January 2017 issue of FRANCE Magazine, we go on a tailor-made trip to Brittany, visit the past and future in the city of Poitiers, sail among the wetlands of the Camargue and explore the French gem of La Réunion

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French Property

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November was a very volatile period for the GBP/EUR exchange rate but what will happen in 2017 as Trump becomes president of the USA and Brexit negotiations begin?

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Brexit
Yesterday, 11:28

Find out which French regions were most popular with British property buyers in 2015, why Brits love those areas as well as how much they spend

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Rhone-Alpes
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A study has revealed that properties are bigger and cheaper and you will pay off your mortgage quicker in France compared to the UK

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Bright Avocats explain the importance of understanding your bank loan and why you need expert legal advice

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Living in France

Friday, December 2, 2016

Escape to the Château is back on our screens. We caught up with the stars of the show, Dick and Angel to find out what they’ve been up to since we last saw them

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Expats in France
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Across Provence traditional santons start to appear in homes and at Christmas markets. Carol Drinkwater explains what these figures are and how they came to be a Provençal Christmas tradition

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Christmas in France
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Moving to the enchanting village of Cordes-sur-Ciel was a dream come true for Dutch couple Christianne Zeelen and Nico Thomassen. Now running a B&B in the villlage, they are well and truly settled in the French way of life

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Friday, November 18, 2016

The French healthcare system is considered one of the best examples of universal care at affordable rates – but how does the mutuelle work?

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Language and Culture

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Tight security for Lyon’s Fête des Lumières, highest pollution levels in Paris for 10 years and love locks to be sold to raise money for refuges – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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There are so many different food and drink stalls at French Christmas markets it can be difficult to decide, so here is our pick of traditional French treats to try at your local marché de Noël

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Christmas in France
Yesterday, 15:59

Traditional French Christmas celebrations include letters from Santa, feasts on Christmas Eve and presents at the beginning of December!

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Christmas in France
Yesterday, 15:36

When moving to France, many parents have concerns about how their children will cope learning French, we asked two experts whether there is an optimum age to move and how you can help your children learn

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Expats in France

News

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Tight security for Lyon’s Fête des Lumières, highest pollution levels in Paris for 10 years and love locks to be sold to raise money for refuges – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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2017 is a big year for France and not just because of the Presidential elections. From anniversaries and special events to exciting openings, here’s why you should visit France in 2017

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Culture and attractions

Competitions

Yesterday, 11:25

We have 24 amazing France-related prizes to give away – one every day in the run up to Christmas! From French recipe books to hotel stays and a boating holiday... enter to win!

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Enter this competition to win a self-catering holiday for two in Brittany!

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