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Camping Château La Forêt

In the last few years we have seen a lot of change on one of our favourite parks in the Vendee. Investment in facilities and nice new plots for owners has seen an increase in popularity for this pretty park.

Air Quality Certificate

Don’t get your head stuck in the clouds 6 million Brits could be driving on the wrong side of the law this summer   Motorists who lease their vehicle could be falling foul of the law when driving overseas.  

alps chalet hot tub

Winter breaks near Val d’Isère

Auberge & Chalets sur la Montagne offers a hand-picked selection of stylish, affordable accommodation at Sainte Foy Tarentaise in the heart of the French Alps. Close to Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les Arcs and La Rosière all our accommodation is equally well-placed for winter skiing or snowboarding holidays and summer walking or cycling holidays.

Family friendly break in a French manor house

This charming manor house and park nestles on the edge of the quiet village of Cry-sur-Armancon, with its beautiful church, bridge and tree lined river which borders the park. It really is a paradise for both adults and children.

How to Save Money on Car Hire in France

Hiring a car in France is a great way to travel around at your own leisure and explore the best France has to offer, free from the shackles of public transport and pre-determined timetables. With hundreds of locations throughout France

Luxury Farmhouse in Normandy

NORMANDY 18th Century BARN Welcome to our home in France, located within Basse Normandy, in the area of Manche, which is recognised as an area of great natural beauty. Normandy is famous for its stone houses, amazing countryside, delicious cider

Dont get lost in France

  In 1900, fewer than 3000 motor cars roamed the roads of France. Any journey could easily turn into quite an adventure! The Michelin brothers’ faith in the future of the motor car was absolute. To encourage the development of

Brittany home renovations

For many who decide to purchase a property in France their preference is to find an older property that needs work either to renovate and/or extend it. Planning laws and regulations in France can seem daunting, and this is where

Château living – mobile homes in beautiful Brittany

Brittany is simply stunning and has so much to offer that to say that it has something for everyone risks sounding exceptionally clichéd. Oh, but it does! It has bundles of history, from the ancient standing stones (Menhirs) of Carnac

Catered/self-catered chalets and apartments in Les Gets

Chalets1066 offer a broad range of self catered and fully catered accommodation in the beautiful mountain village of Les Gets in the French Alps, around one hour drive from Geneva. In total they have some 18 self catered chalets and

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France Currency Exchange FAQs

Frequently asked questions about currency exchange for France. Where can I get the best exchange rates, what will it cost, how long will it take and more…

Before you buy a swimming pool

Top tips for buying a swimming pool

Before you consider buying a pool, there are a number of points to be aware of. Location Do you have a flat area of land, close to your house and with good drainage? If so, this is ideal. Installing pools

Le great French bake off!

This October on TV5MONDE there’s fantastic foodie TV on the menu with our top gastronomy programmes all subtitled in English for everyone to enjoy – Sky 796 / Virgin 825

Disabled Skiing in Belle Plagne

For Mia, an 8-year-old living with cerebral palsy, disabled Skiing in Belle Plagne was her top choice for an adaptive ski holiday in March 2012. Ski 2 Freedom was able to provide information on the disabled skiing side of the

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Going into a clinic for an operation

A hospital visit can be stressful in any country and any language, more so when you are abroad. If you know what to expect, it can help reduce that stress slightly. A reader shares a first-hand account of a recent visit to a

Learn French in France, beyond Paris

French is one of the most significant languages around the globe; more than 200 million people speak French across five continents. Learning the language is beneficial for a number for a reasons, including career progression, travel, for education purposes and to expand your knowledge of a different culture.

Call Back Request

MoneyCorp trading hours are 7:30am – 10:30pm (UK Time), Monday to Friday and 10am – 4pm on Saturdays. We are also open on most Bank Holidays from 8:30am – 5:30pm. If you are enquiring about currency exchange for your holiday,

Open a currency account today

      Data Protection Registered under the Data Protection Act. Your details remain private and confidential and will only be used to contact you to communicate about your currency requirements. Use Moneycorp because: Their market experts will get you

10 good reasons to use a specialist currency company

Image not found.The benefits of a lawyer are obvious. But why use a currency broker? And what difference could the exchange rate have on my property purchase? FrenchEntrée.com puts the questions to foreign exchange specialist Moneycorp on your behalf.

Currency fluctuations and me

Image not found.My husband Ron and I moved to France over 10 years ago. We live in the Charente where there is less traffic, better weather and the local people are friendly. However, with the exchange rate being really bad, our lifestyle has been affected by the weak pound.