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We’re all craving the culture, the style, the food and the ambience of a holiday overseas, and nowhere could be more enchanting than France. From the Côte d’Azur to Paris, Brittany to the Loire Valley, whether it’s a luxury hotel or a bijou B&B, we’re in the market for something truly magical this year and here are 10 of the top boutique hotels in France that won’t disappoint, says the Good Hotel Guide

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Get even more from a break in the City of Light by taking a train trip to these lovely destinations

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Monday, May 10, 2021

The UK government has announced its traffic light system for travel this summer including which countries are classified as green, amber and red – what does it mean and what are the requirements if you want to travel to and from France?

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Activity
Friday, May 7, 2021

These trompe-l’oeil murals are hidden in plain sight in the Hérault city

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French Property

Friday, May 14, 2021

Rugged landscapes and a remarkable coastline frame the Occitanie department of Aude in Cathar country

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Locations
Thursday, May 13, 2021

How the French property market has fared over the past year, the rise of virtual viewings, and why the demand for country homes has led to a lack of supply

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Property news
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Should I buy a fixer upper or renovated property? What are the pitfalls of owning a holiday home? Is it difficult getting a visa to move to France after Brexit? The answers are in the June issue of French Property News, out now!

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Friday, May 7, 2021

From a low-maintenance townhouse in Côtes d’Armor to a four-bedroom country retreat in Morbihan, these beautiful French properties are all on the market at reasonable prices

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Living in France

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Laura Harley has some frugal suggestions for ways to make your new home more homely

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Real life
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A passion for France and all things French – especially the food – prompted Andrew Prior to move from Melbourne to Paris before swapping city life for the Vienne countryside during lockdown

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Real life
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Want to give your French property a spring refresh? Catharine Higginson has a few useful pointers

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Utilities
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Rural French life has a way of presenting new comic situations to Ian Moore, who finds an unexpected opportunity for a unique publicity shot

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Real life

Language and Culture

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The 28-year-old singer-songwriter has already enjoyed some Eurovision success

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Choice
Friday, April 30, 2021

As May 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, David Buttery discusses Napoleonic sites in Paris and the ways the emperor changed the city

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History
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Try this flavourful baked salmon dish with charred asparagus from the cookbook Bisous & Brioche: Classic French Recipes and Family Favourites from a Life in France

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Food
Monday, April 26, 2021

Use these expressions and show off your language and your maths skills at the same time

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Vocabulary

News

Thursday, May 13, 2021

How the French property market has fared over the past year, the rise of virtual viewings, and why the demand for country homes has led to a lack of supply

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Property news
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Should I buy a fixer upper or renovated property? What are the pitfalls of owning a holiday home? Is it difficult getting a visa to move to France after Brexit? The answers are in the June issue of French Property News, out now!

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Enter the French Property News May 2021 book competition for your chance to win!

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

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