11 reasons to buy the August 2017 issue of Living France

The August 2017 issue of Living France is out now!

The August 2017 issue of Living France is out now! - Credit: Archant

The August issue of Living France is on sale now! From finding out what life is like in the Vercors to what to watch on French TV and meeting a winemaking couple, you won’t want to miss it!

Discover what life is like in the Vercors in the August issue of Living France (c)Thinkstock

Discover what life is like in the Vercors in the August issue of Living France (c)Thinkstock - Credit: Archant

1. Find out what it’s like to live in the Vercors

For lovers of sport, nature and history, the Vercors is the place to be. Stretching across mountains, but close to big cities, this part of France offers the best of both worlds

2. Dates for your diary

Find out what’s going on this month in France and keep up-to-date with the latest travel news and French goings-on

3. Discover which towns in the UK are twinned with those in France Find out more about your town or village’s French twin and make links before you make a move across the Channel

4. James Martin’s recipe for John Dory with clams and courgettes

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A simple, summertime dinner made easy. Just pop in the oven, open up a bottle of wine et voilà! Dinner is served!

Impress your friends with James Martin's recipe for John Dory & Clams (c) Peter Cassidy

Impress your friends with James Martin's recipe for John Dory & Clams (c) Peter Cassidy - Credit: Archant

5. Be inspired to get out in the garden!

Sue Bradley tells us how to plant plum trees and an expat gardener in Finistère reveals how he opened his garden to the public

6. Find out what’s on French TV

Read our guide to the best French TV shows and how they can improve your language skills. French Come Dine With Me, anyone?

7. Meet a winemaking couple

Meet globetrotting couple Caryl and Jan Panman who made a new life for themselves as winemakers in Languedoc. Jealous? Us?

Find out how this expat couple became winemakers in the August issue of Living France

Find out how this expat couple became winemakers in the August issue of Living France - Credit: Archant

8.Guide to renting property in France

Renting a property is a good way to find out what you want from your French home before you commit to buying. We explain what you need to know

9. See inside a French cookery school

Food writer and stylist Louise Pickford renovated a barn in Charente into a cookery school and studio. Take a sneak peek into her gorgeous home…

10. Win a family cooking class!

If Louise Pickford’s story inspires you to get cooking, enter our competition to win a cooking class for the whole family at her cookery school!

See inside Louise Pickford's gorgeous home in Charente in the August issue of Living France (c) Ian

See inside Louise Pickford's gorgeous home in Charente in the August issue of Living France (c) Ian Wallace - Credit: Archant

11. Homes with swimming pools

Make the most of France’s warm summers by finding your dream French home with a swimming pool. We want them all!

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