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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

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Interview with Alex Vlahos © Leigh Keily

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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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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French language

Yesterday, 14:53
Free language learning resources © nito100 / Thinkstockphotos

Learning a language can be expensive but there are plenty of free resources that can help you learn French without opening your wallet!

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Learning French
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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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Friday, August 19, 2016
Improve your French with an immersion course with French in the Dordogne

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

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Yesterday, 14:53
Free language learning resources © nito100 / Thinkstockphotos

Learning a language can be expensive but there are plenty of free resources that can help you learn French without opening your wallet!

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Learning French
Wed, 16:39
Financier recipe © Takoyaki / Thinkstock

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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French recipes
Wed, 13:11
Must-read travel blogs about France © deucee_ / Thinkstock

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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Holiday tips
The Little Yellow Train in the Pyrénées in France ©Thinkstock

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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Exploring France by train

French culture

Yesterday, 14:58
French news stories © Iropa / Dreamstime

French Olympic team wins record medal haul, wine and beer production to fall this year and Brigitte Bardot’s former home on the market – the French news headlines that caught our eye this week

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Yesterday, 14:53
Free language learning resources © nito100 / Thinkstockphotos

Learning a language can be expensive but there are plenty of free resources that can help you learn French without opening your wallet!

Read Full Story »
Learning French
Wed, 16:39
Financier recipe © Takoyaki / Thinkstock

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 »
French recipes
©Thinkstock

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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Property in France

Tue, 14:53
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Have you done your homework? Follow our advice for buying property in France

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Buying guides
Mon, 11:52
Understand EU succession rules when writing your will © aga7ta / Thinkstock

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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Friday, August 19, 2016
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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Buying guides
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
FPN issue 307 September

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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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Grasse © Costel/VTC Nice

You don’t have to break the bank to buy a property on the Riviera, we’ve discovered 7 areas slightly inland that are much cheaper than the major coastal resorts

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