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French News Digest: Bastille Day 2019 and more

In this special round up of the past week’s French news we’re talking taxes, bicycles and supervillains at the Bastille Day parade.  Politics The French government have announced a new “eco-tax” for outgoing flights from French airports, as Paris declares

Winter Sales Dates for 2019

The winter sales will begin on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 and end on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. However, special dates are applied to certain border and overseas departments

Summer Sales in France – Dates for 2018

  Summer sales in France start on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 8 am. and finish on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 apart from some exceptions which exist in some areas of the French territory (certain tourist and/or border regions), that

British Embassy – Information Meetings for the British Community in France

  Between now and Christmas, representatives from the British Embassy will be visiting five areas of France to update British Expatriates on the Brexit negotiations regarding Citizens’ Rights. Until now meetings have been arranged with British expatriate associations/organisations in France,

EU Puts an End to Mobile Roaming Charges

Today is a fine day for regular visitors to France and the EU Since the first mobile phones came into circulation, network companies have charged extortionate prices on mobile roaming. When smartphones with internet access became the norm these charges

Dordogne countryside under threat

World-famous Baroque musician joins campaign to prevent destruction of Dordogne countryside Local environment and economy are under threat from “polluting and noisy race track” Plans to build a 53-acre (21.5 hectare) racetrack in the middle of peaceful Dordogne countryside have

French Property Market News

French Property Market Report December 2016

An upward trend in sales and value marked 2016 as a year of growth in the French property market, with Île–de–France leading the 1.4% rise in apartment prices. Continuing the recovery that started in early 2015, last year saw an

EU Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS)

Following on from, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s 2016 State of the Union address when he stated “We need to know who is crossing our borders. By November, we will propose an automated system to determine who will be allowed

Buying Hotspots – SAUMUR

WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW!
The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies