Regions of France

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A colossal two-year study of almost 35,000 towns, cities and villages has crowned these six communities as the best places to live in France

Read full story
Aquitaine
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Soon Christmas markets will open across France bringing bucketfuls of festive cheer. These 12 traditional Christmas markets in France are a great place to pick up some French Christmas gifts

Read full story
Christmas in France
Friday, July 26, 2019

Is there a perfect temperature to serve champagne? What exactly does ‘chilled’ mean? Richard Hemming explains and recommends some French fizzes

Read full story
Champagne-Ardenne
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Kim Reeves moved to Castelmoron-sur-Lot in south-west France nearly 20 years ago to transform an 18th-century farmhouse, Domaine de Rambeau, which she runs as a B&B and gîte with her French husband Christian

Read full story
Aquitaine
Thursday, March 12, 2020

France has beautiful villages and remarkable gardens in abundance, but which beautiful French villages also have remarkable gardens? Ruth Wood presents a magnificent seven

Read full story
Aquitaine
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Musicians Peter Evans and Ema Augustyniak moved from Brighton to a regional park in central France to host singing, yoga and meditation retreats

Read full story
Limousin
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Dordogne’s neighbour Lot-et-Garonne is a fantastic place to buy a French home, says Julie Savill as she reveals her top six places

Read full story
Aquitaine
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A colossal two-year study of almost 35,000 towns, cities and villages has crowned these six communities as the best places to live in France

Read full story
Aquitaine
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

It’s a tough time for Brits to find their dream home in France, but probably not for the reason you think, says Ruth Wood

Read full story
Languedoc-Roussillon
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Market day in France is a social event and a great day out; no wonder Brits love to buy property in or near a market town

Read full story
Buying guides
Monday, November 11, 2019

An uncompromisingly practical approach to owning a home in France has led to a wonderful retreat for Anne-Marie Smith and her family, and a successful business venture too

Read full story
Expats in France

Most Read

France Forum

Questions about France? Visit our free France forum to get help and advice from thousands of other Francophiles and expats. Topics include: property, tax, law, travelling, pets, education, healthcare and much more.

Join the forum

Enter our competitions

Win books, DVDs, travel and even holidays in France in our great competitions! Take a look at our latest competitions…

Enter now

Join us on social media

France magazine
Living France magazine
French Property News magazine