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An insider’s guide to Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in southern France, including the main attractions, towns and villages to visit on holiday, the major festivals and events, and buying property in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

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Professional climbers Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson are used to travelling the world, but with travel restrictions in place and a young son in tow, they found paradise 100km from their home in France

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

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

Did you know you can cross France by train for as little as €10? Whether you’re going on holiday or living there, here’s our guide to getting to, from and around France without a car

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French Alps

France celebrates the feast of Epiphany on 6 January with dessert: a galette, gâteau or couronne des rois to mark the arrival of the three kings to Bethlehem

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

If you want to buy a home in or near a French village with the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’ label there’s a new one to add to the list

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Rhone-Alpes

Be inspired by Paul Cézanne’s birthplace which is bursting with modern art and gastronomic delights

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

Moving to France on your own? Already living alone in France? Buying a French holiday home by yourself? You’re not the only one, says Ruth Wood

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Brittany

After Elton John welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex into his Nice summer home, we see which properties are currently on offer in the celebrity playground. Don’t worry, these ones don’t come with a £15 million price tag!

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