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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

Interview with Alex Vlahos © Leigh Keily

Interview with Alexander Vlahos

Welsh actor Alexander Vlahos takes us behind the scenes of TV drama Versailles in which he plays Louis XIV’s brother

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An interview with Grégory Fitoussi

French actor Grégory Fitoussi discusses his new role in Spin, starring in Mr Selfridge and his love of skydiving

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Léa Seydoux in the new James Bond film Spectre © 2015 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Danjaq, LLC and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

The new Bond girl

Cannes award-winner Léa Seydoux tells Pierre de Villiers about the challenges of playing a modern ‘Bond girl’

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These quotes will make you want to visit France

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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Improve your French with an immersion course with French in the Dordogne

Learn French and discover Dordogne on an immersion course

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

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Great apps to help you learn French

Language-learning apps are a great way to learn French whenever and wherever you can. These are our favourite ones to use

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Latest articles from France Magazine

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Recipe: financiers

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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Inspiring, must-read travel blogs about France

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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Iconic train journeys in France

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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Stephen Clarke hopes the French will still favour their foreign friends post-Brexit © Tim Wesson

Are foreigners in or out of favour with the French?

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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French culture

Financier recipe © Takoyaki / Thinkstock

Recipe: financiers

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

Read full story »

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These quotes will make you want to visit France

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

Read full story »

Improve your French with an immersion course with French in the Dordogne

Learn French and discover Dordogne on an immersion course

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

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French news stories that caught our eye this week

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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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

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6 top tips for French property buyers

Have you done your homework? Follow our advice for buying property in France

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How do EU inheritance laws impact me?

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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10 reasons to buy a mobile home in France

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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FPN issue 307 September

September 2016 issue of French Property News out now!

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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