Welcome

France Magazine - current issue

Spectacular scenery, vibrant cities and charming villages, FRANCE magazine brings you the very best of France. Featuring inspiring articles on weekend getaways, destinations and holiday ideas, an intriguing food and wine section for French foodies as well as articles revealing the hidden depths of France’s history and culture, it really is the next best thing to being there!

Our monthly language section is an essential guide to improving your French, while our section dedicated to La Culture brings you book and film reviews along with interviews with A-list French stars, and France-loving celebrities. With columns from top authors Stephen Clarke and Carol Drinkwater, the magazine is the ultimate way to indulge your love of l’Hexagone between visits, and the best way to plan your next trip away.

"I've adored France for as long as I can remember, and it is a true privilege to bring together the different elements that make the country so special in every issue of the magazine." Carolyn Boyd, Editor

Celebrity interviews

The Snail 1953 © Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2013

Henri Matisse: the master of colour

During a career spanning six decades, HENRI MATISSE created a vast body of work that changed the course of 20th-century art. Zoë McIntyre outlines his eventful life

Read full story »

Robert Lyndsay

My France: Robert Lindsay

Actor Robert Lindsay was once a student of mime in Paris and is starring in the new West End musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, set on the French Riviera. He tells Caroline Bishop about his long association with France

Read full story »

Russell Watson

Interview with Russell Watson

The English tenor RUSSELL WATSON talks to Caroline Bishop about working with the creators of the musical Les Misérables on his latest album, learning French and holidaying in Normandy

Read full story »

Join the forum

Be part of one of the 40,000 people visiting the original and largest France forums on the web. The France forum has been running since 2000 and is one of, if not THE original forums about France on the web for English speakers. Read more

View our blogs

View our regularly updated blogs about all things French from Francophiles and those that have made the move to France. Read more

Twitter

Latest articles from France Magazine

RDV UK 2014 - WEB - mpu

The best of French Cinema in 2014

The annual celebration of the best in contemporary French film returns for its fifth year to venues across the UK.

Read full story »

5268640-high-the-musketeers

An interview with Tom Burke

Actor TOM BURKE plays Athos in The Musketeers, the BBC’s new interpretation of the swashbuckling novel 
by Alexandre Dumas père. He tells Zoë McIntyre about the part and his other French roles

Read full story »

Yorkshire Festival 2014 2

Yorkshire stages Tour de France Festival

As Yorkshire prepares to launch the Tour de France in July, Caroline Bishop reveals how the county’s arts community has organised a very British festival to celebrate this most French of sporting events

Read full story »

The Snail 1953 © Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2013

Henri Matisse: the master of colour

During a career spanning six decades, HENRI MATISSE created a vast body of work that changed the course of 20th-century art. Zoë McIntyre outlines his eventful life

Read full story »

French culture

Yorkshire Festival 2014 2

Yorkshire stages Tour de France Festival

As Yorkshire prepares to launch the Tour de France in July, Caroline Bishop reveals how the county’s arts community has organised a very British festival to celebrate this most French of sporting events

Read full story »

The Snail 1953 © Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2013

Henri Matisse: the master of colour

During a career spanning six decades, HENRI MATISSE created a vast body of work that changed the course of 20th-century art. Zoë McIntyre outlines his eventful life

Read full story »

PE14_FAMILLE_LAPIN_LAIT_AMB_HD

Easter in France

Celebrate Easter with treats from one of France’s finest pâtissiers

Read full story »

Inside Le Py-R

Le Py-R, Toulouse

Although the restaurant’s name might be hard to swallow, the food is certainly not, as Zoë McIntyre finds out.

Read full story »

Check out our competitions

Enter fantastic free competitions from our France magazines as well as exclusive online only contests and win prizes.  We also have great reader offers for you to take advantage of so take a look at our latest competitions and offers section so you don’t miss out. Read more

Property in France

P1110400 copy~1

Coast to coast in Charente-Maritime

With sun-soaked beaches galore, Charente-Maritime is the place to go to feel the sand between your toes, but there’s plenty more besides, as Solange Hando discovers

Read full story »

dreamstime_m_11076231~1

Survey before signing

No matter how idyllic the French home you’ve found might be, Matthew Cameron defends the legal benefits of conducting a survey before handing over the money

Read full story »

children in river

A tour of Bagnères-de-Luchon

Looking to buy in France and put your property to work? Nadia Jordan shows us around spa town Bagnères-de-Luchon, a southern gem with year-round appeal

Read full story »

This secluded property in desirable Valbonne (Alpes-Maritimes) is on the market for E580,000

Interview: Property search agent in Provence

Betty Bloom of SPA Properties shares her view of the current property market in her sunny south-east corner of France

Read full story »

Our magazines

Featured articles

Popular sections