May 2017 issue of Living France out now!

May 2017 issue of Living France on sale now

May 2017 issue of Living France on sale now - Credit: Archant

In the May issue of Living France, we find out what it’s like to live in Normandy’s Seine-Maritime, explore the locations from four of your favourite French films, meet the B&B expats who hosted James Martin for his recent TV show and hear how one couple transformed a ruin in Provence into a stylish home

We explore the Normandy department of Seine-Maritime in the May issue of Living France

We explore the Normandy department of Seine-Maritime in the May issue of Living France - Credit: Archant

What is it like to live in Seine-Maritime?

An endless source of inspiration for the Impressionists, this Normandy department boasts a beautiful coastline, bucolic pastures and rich architecture. We explore all it has to offer.

Fancy living on the set of a big-screen hit? We go on location of four famous film locations in Fran

Fancy living on the set of a big-screen hit? We go on location of four famous film locations in France - Credit: Archant

Star appeal

Some of France’s best-loved towns, villages and cities have provided the setting for some of our favourite French films. We discover what life is like on these real-life movie sets.

We meet two expat couples who hosted James Martin and find out what the TV star was really like

We meet two expat couples who hosted James Martin and find out what the TV star was really like - Credit: Archant

We hosted James Martin!

James Martin travelled the length and breadth of France for his French Adventure series. We caught up with the B&B expats who hosted him to find out more.

Find out how a couple transformed a ruin into a stylish family home

Find out how a couple transformed a ruin into a stylish family home - Credit: Archant

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Style and substance

Elizabeth and David spent three years transforming a ruin in Provence into a treasured family home. We step inside their beautiful countryside retreat and find out how they did it.

Plus we meet an Anglo-Belgian couple who moved to the Ardèche mountains, meet a couple who renovated on a strict budget in Charente and hear all about comedian Ian Moore’s latest plans to open a gîte. There is also expert advice on insurance, child benefits and estate agents’ commission in France and a guide to renovation. We also have a recipe from James Martin for Pork with Vichy carrots…

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