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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
Grégory Fitoussi © Guillaume Collet/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock

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

Monday, April 25, 2016
'Tomber dans les pommes', which means to 'pass out' © Rita Strik / Living France

Sound like a true French speaker by throwing some of these funny French idioms into conversation

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Learning French
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Learn French with a daily email © Frantastique

Learn French in just 15 minutes a day with daily email lessons from Frantastique, which include a fun story, personalised corrections and explanations

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Le Chateau du Poiron in Vendee

Join us in the heart of the Vendée at Le Château du Poiron for residential French language courses run by Le Poiron Bonjour

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Latest articles from France Magazine

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Being overtaken by another canal boat on a boating trip in Alsace ©Alice and Ray Kershaw

Booked a boating holiday on the French canals and rivers? Follow these tips for a safe, stress-free and fun boating holiday in France

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Boating in France
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Marqueyssac Gardens in the Fading Sunlight © jimmymc81, Thinkstock

If you’re a sucker for all things horticultural you’re bound to love the beautiful landscaped gardens of France. We pick 7 places we think the green-fingered should visit.

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Family holidays
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Cyclists admiring the view across the Loire © Joel Damase

Dust off your bicycle and take in the beauty of France on one of these cycle trails

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Cycling in France
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Pitch your tent right by the sea for stunning views at Panorama du Pyla campsite in the Arcachon bay

Looking for camping inspiration for your next holiday trip to France? These campsites in France will have the whole family entertained and relaxed

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Camping in France

French culture

Monday, April 25, 2016
'Tomber dans les pommes', which means to 'pass out' © Rita Strik / Living France

Sound like a true French speaker by throwing some of these funny French idioms into conversation

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Learning French
Friday, April 22, 2016
French news headlines © Iropa / Dreamstime

New names for another new French region, uproar over the cancellation of France’s largest free festival and the anniversary of the wedding of the century – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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Thursday, April 14, 2016
L'Escargot, London's oldest French restaurant ©Mike Abrahams

Need your fix of French food while in London? Head to one of these French restaurants in London to get a true taste of France

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Monday, April 11, 2016
Funnyman Ian Moore still isn't sure on how best to greet someone in France

The Englishman in France on why the French greeting is so awkward...

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Ian Moore

Property in France

Friday, April 29, 2016
Moving to France with your pet

Planning to travel to France with animals in tow? Consider these important points

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Changes to notaires' fees © Dreamstime

Reforms to notaires’ fees coming into effect on 1 May means that notaires can offer discounts to property buyers, making your French property purchase cheaper

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Completing your French income tax return © Jerome Delahaye / Fotolia

A guide through the maze of French income tax and information on how and when to submit a French income tax return

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Renting a property in France before buying one opens more doors © Thinkstock; Fuse

Before you take the plunge and move permanently to France, it makes sense to test the water by a renting a property out before buying your dream home in France. Here are 8 reasons why you should try before you buy...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
French Property News May issue 303

A preview of what you’ll find inside our latest issue

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