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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

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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French actor Grégory Fitoussi discusses his new role in Spin, starring in Mr Selfridge and his love of skydiving

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Léa Seydoux in the new James Bond film Spectre © 2015 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Danjaq, LLC and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

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

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
James Cracknell © Angus Muir

The former Olympic and world rowing champion tells Angela Sara West about his sporting adventures in France

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French language

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Language-learning apps © Tsiumpa / Fotolia

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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Learning French
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Learn these essential French property types to help with your househunting in France

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Learning French
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
French films you should watch

Improve your level of French with our selection of the best of modern French cinema

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Learning French

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Mercantour mountain range and national park in the South of France ©ThinkstockPhotos

Need some off-the-beaten-track travel inspiration for France? Take a look at these hidden corners of France you might not know about

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Culture and attractions
Friday, July 22, 2016
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Escape the summer heat with a visit to the French mountains, where you can do everything from hiking to shopping. Here is our pick of things to do

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Want to enjoy a special night in France without breaking the bank? Here are 14 hotels that are all under €150 a night

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Where to stay in France
Monday, July 18, 2016
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The chic resort of Saint-Tropez is a food lover’s paradise with restaurants for all budgets. Here is our pick of places to eat

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French culture

Yesterday, 14:09
Light and fresh, scallops make for a perfect summertime supper © Dreamstime

Less is more when it comes to showing off the subtle flavours and textures of this popular shellfish, says French cookbook author Rosa Jackson

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French recipes
Monday, July 18, 2016
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The chic resort of Saint-Tropez is a food lover’s paradise with restaurants for all budgets. Here is our pick of places to eat

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
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Names and capitals announced for France’s new regions, explore Loire Valley châteaux without leaving home and plastic bags banned in French shops – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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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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Learning French

Property in France

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Stunning scenery, pretty villages with traditional, reasonably priced properties, delicious food and a gentle pace of life... there are so many reasons why you should buy a property in Midi-Pyrénées in south-west France

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Find out what types of French mortgage are available, how much you can borrow, what the mortgage criteria are and how to apply for a mortgage to buy your French property

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If nature is top of your French property wish list then you’ll be right at home in one of these five areas of France

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Buying guides
Friday, July 22, 2016
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Summer is in full swing in the French Alps and leanding Alpine developer MGM French Properties offers its top property picks for the summer

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French Alps
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
FPN August issue 306

In the August issue of French Property News, we examine the key issues and questions concerning Brexit, explore central France, offer top tips for learning French and suggest the best places for running gîtes

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