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Normandy

Normandy is a popular areas with Brits because of its close proximity to the UK but what is it really like to live there?

Be prepared to splash the cash (or take your own supplies!) if you’re planning to visit one of these 12 French beaches – they all made the list of the world’s most expensive beaches!

Almost entirely destroyed during World War II and then rebuilt, Le Havre is a unique city on France’s northern coast and is celebrating its 500th anniversary this year. Here’s our insider’s guide to the main attractions, hotels and restaurants as well as an insight into buying property and living in Le Havre

Dream French properties: May

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Find your dream French property with our selection this month! From a beautiful farmhouse in Normandy to a wedding venue in the Loire Valley, we’ve got 10 beautiful French properties to tempt you

British expat Rosie Hill grows a variety of fruit and vegetables in her Normandy garden that she uses to cook for the family throughout the year

World-renowned for its apples, famous for its seafood and acclaimed for its dairy products, Normandy is a food-lover’s heaven

April events in France

Monday, March 27, 2017

There are plenty of festivals and events in France in April, including a nature festival in Somme, the Paris marathon, several garden festivals and April Fool’s Day. We take a look at what’s on in France in April

In February and March, carnivals across France celebrate the end of winter with colourful parades and festivities. These are some of our favourite photos from the carnivals, including Nice, Menton, Granville and Strasbourg

From little villages in the South-West to the bright lights of Paris, many films were shot in France for its picturesque scenery and unique atmosphere. Did you recognize any of these locations?

On the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, explore Normandy and discover the history of William the Conqueror and how he became King of England

British expats Jo and Jonathan Turner bought a plot of land in Normandy and built themselves an eco-friendly house on a low budget. Find out how they did it

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