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The Notre-Dame Cathedral towers above the quaint old buildings in the centre of Rouen

A weekend in Rouen

The historic city has attracted artists for more than a century, each of them creating their own take on Rouen. FRANCE Magazine looks at the city’s star attractions

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An interview with Posy Simmonds

The illustrator tells Pierre de Villiers about her student days in Paris and the film version of her graphic novel Gemma Bovery

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Guide to the French driving test

Learning to drive in France is different to the UK with lots of rules and regulations to adhere to. In our guide to the French driving test we explain all you need to know

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3 new-build properties in France

A new-build property could be a good option if you are looking for a low-maintenance French holiday home in a managed residence, we pick three of our favourite new-build properties

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Living France September 2015

September 2015 issue of Living France out now!

In the new September 2015 issue of Living France we explore rural Corrèze in Limousin, reveal the childcare options in France and take a closer look at the new European inheritance laws and how they might affect you

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Water jousting festival in Sete © Paul Palau

August 2015: events in France

Discover 10 events happening in France in August 2015, including several music festivals, a celebration of champagne and Breton culture, plus a water jousting festival

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Explore Loire-Atlantique

With beautiful beaches, rolling countryside and the dynamic city of Nantes, as well as a fascinating history and rich cultural heritage, Loire-Atlantique in western France is a department to discover

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Location spotlight: Cahors, Lot

Rich in history and abundant in style, the fame of Cahors is built on its unspoilt stone walls, rosy roofs and red wine, as Chris von Koettlitz discovers

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Never too late to take control of your financial future

Blacktower advises on some of the financial challenges that expatriates face when moving to France PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

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Lessons to learn before buying a house to renovate in France

I have lived in France for 15 years and speak fluent French. I have learnt that preparation is the key to success when it comes to buying a property in France. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Tax to pay when renting out property in France

Thinking of running a holiday let in France? Alex Romaine explains the tax implications of this type of venture and shares how you can best prepare for the current legislations

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Learning French: 6 tips for advanced learners

If you have mastered French but want to maintain your language skills then our 6 tips for advanced learners will help you to continue to improve your French

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Learning French: 6 tips for intermediates

If you have mastered the basics but are struggling to find the time to improve your French vocabulary then our 6 tips for intermediates will help you continue your language learning

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Recipe: cheese soufflé

Whip up this twice-baked cheese soufflé for a perfect summertime lunch

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Learning French: 6 tips for beginners

If you are struggling to find time to revise French grammar books then our 6 tips for learning French will help you fit your language-learning around your busy life

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