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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
Actress and author Sheila Hancock has owned a house in Vaucluse for two decades. She talks to Zoë McIntyre about her love of France and the inspiration behind her debut novel.
The Canadian rock star and photographer, best known for his hit singles Summer Of ’69 and Run To You, spent time in the south of France before buying an apartment in Paris. He talks to Zoë McIntyre about singing in French and cycling in Paris
French comedian Olivier Giraud tells Alison Weeks why his observations on Parisian life are a hit on both sides of the Channel
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View our regularly updated blogs about all things French from Francophiles and those that have made the move to France. Read more
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Test your French as Régine Godfrey explores France’s love for tennis in the build-up to this year’s French Open.
Join local resident Sue Style on a gastronomic tour of a region renowned for its hearty food
Our columnist Terry Wogan ponders the lengths French farmers will go to protect their land
The actress, whose many TV and film roles include Life on Mars and Pride, tells Zoë McIntyre about enjoying family time in France
Nominate your favourite holiday experience in France and win a holiday with Cross Channel Sports Cars in our prize draw
Try a taste of Normandy with this recipe for the creamy chicken and apple dish poulet Vallée d’Auge
The three-Michelin-star chef tells Carolyn Boyd what he loves about his home country
Get into the festive spirit with Mary Cadogan’s recpe for Galette des Rois and learn how this cake is traditionally served in France
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
While it might appear to be yet another tax to pay, the taxe d’aménagement is actually a welcome addition for those developing property in France, as Robert Kent explains
The coastal towns, riverside villages and property market of this sunny French department are explored by Roger Titchener
Jane Fraser-Bryan of Guyenne Immobilier explains why this four-bedroom stone house in Eymet, on the market for €292,000, gets her vote