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Limousin – A Rural Retreat

If it’s peace and tranquillity you’re after, then this agricultural heartland in central-southwestern France will fl oat your boat, says Dominic Bliss… The idyllic town of Argentat in Corréze sits on the Dordogne river   Fancy stepping back in time?

Paris Property – Quartiers du jour

Caroline Harrap gives us the low-down on the capital’s three hottest up-and-coming neighbourhoods. And they’re not where you may think…     SOUTH PIGALLE Long a part of the city’s red-light district, over the last few years the sleazy vibe

Provence Buying Guide

Provence Buying Guide

Palais des Papes in Avignon, Vaucluse PROVENCE VERDANT AND SUNDRENCHED Annaliza Davis explores the stunning landscapes, coastal gems and postcard-perfect villages set among fields of lavender that have sealed Britons’ love affair with this area Provence offers exuberant fields of

Property Showdown – Manche vs Calvados

We consider the best reasons to buy in these neighbouring northern départements…   ~ Manche ~ A mere skip and a hop across the Channel from southern England, Manche sits along the pretty coast of Basse-Normandie. Made up of wild

Paris Je t’Aime

After dallying with the Marais, Connie Beaudoin and Peter Berley fell in love with a characterful Haussmann apartment in the 8th arrondissement   FRENCHENTRÉE MAGAZINE: What drew you to the 8th arrondissement?   CONNIE BEAUDOIN: When we visited Paris, we

Seeing Double in Luchon, Haute Garonne

Sylvia Edwards Davis chats to South African couple Almarie and Dan Hugo about their bold move to buy two period flats in Haute-Garonne – within the same building…   FRENCHENTRÉE MAGAZINE: What brought you to France? ALMARIE HUGO: We love