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For The Love of Languedoc

The picturesque town of Collioure, nestled in the foothills of the Pyrénées, is famed for its beaches   Annaliza Davis asks, could this hugely varied area, which offers sun, sea and ski, be the perfect place to live your French

Buying on the Cote D’Azur

Annaliza Davis reveals how the glamorous Riviera, with its triple draw of sun, surf and ski, offers even property hunters on a budget a slice of the good life… A spectacular view of the Med, Côte d’Azur-style, at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin British

The Delights of Normandy

Annaliza Davis revels in a hugely varied area that offers the best of France, from coast to country, city and cuisine, just over the Channel…   The popular town of Étretat, as seen from the white cliffs that flank the

Glorious Gascony

Annaliza Davis unveils the cultural and historical treasures of France’s southwest, which can offer buyers everything from pretty market towns to picturesque countryside The ancient cathedral city of Auch, reflected in the Gers River   Picture an area of France

Poitou-Charentes Property Buying Guide

Saint-Martin-de-Ré lies on Île de Ré, just off the coast near La Rochelle   POITOU-CHARENTES A QUIET GEM Home to chic resorts, this western region boasts thriving towns, mysterious wetlands and secluded hamlets, says Annaliza Davis Halfway down the west

Limousin – A Rural Retreat

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

A Guide to The Alps

Annaliza Davis discovers that the French Alps offer not only some of the best skiing in Europe but varied landscapes and activities all year round…   The magnificent mountains of the Alps are famous for their breathtaking peaks, fabulous resorts

Where to Buy Now – Montbron, Poitou-Charentes

Montbron in Charente offers a range of classically French properties, with price tags to suit all budgets.   Montbron Poitou-Charentes Situated in the south east of Charente, at the edge of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin and bordering the

10 Reasons to Buy in Normandy

Annaliza Davis revels in a hugely varied area that offers the best of France, from coast to country, city and cuisine, just over the Channel. This ever-popular region justifies its appeal with every visit, offering sandy beaches, perpetually-green fields and

10 Reasons to Buy in Gascony

1. Broad geography A historical area rather than an official region, ‘Gascony’ defines the territory from the tip of the Gironde département right down to the Spanish border, passing through major cities Bordeaux and Toulouse and technically covering parts of