Region Guide

An insider’s guide to Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes in south-western France, including the main attractions to visit on holiday, the best towns and villages to live in and buying property in Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes

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Aquitaine

Nouvelle Aquitaine (formerly Aquitaine, Limousin & Poitou-Charentes)

Can delightful waterways and a cheese trail tempt you to consider buying a property in Deux-Sèvres?

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Poitou-Charentes

From a cute €28,000 bolthole to a spacious €99,000 country house, these well presented properties in France offer great value for money

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Aquitaine

Seeking a French home with land, space and privacy but within walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants? Check out these seven pandemic-proof properties

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French property for sale

Trish and Mark Tyler run a beautifully restored chambres d’hôtes set in six hectares of park and woodland in Saint-Quentin-de-Caplong which has a fascinating history

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Aquitaine

Mick and Carole Williams live in the coastal city of La Rochelle, just across the water from their holiday let in Sainte-Marie-de-Ré, one of the oldest villages on the idyllic Île de Ré

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Aquitaine

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

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Aquitaine

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

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Aquitaine

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

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Limousin

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

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Aquitaine

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

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Aquitaine

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