South Aveyron Property Guide

The eastern half of the Aveyron has been neglected. But the opening of the Sir Norman Foster-designed Millau Viaduct last year increased interest in eastern and southern Aveyron, and a boom in the property market could soon follow.

Serenely floating above Paris

Hemingway wrote “wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” In all the many ways to imprint the memory of Paris forever in your life, there’s just been a

Silly Billi at Bordeaux

Had my first experience of the new Billi terminal at Bordeaux airport recently.  Quelle horreur!  After years of choosing Bordeaux airport as a preference (all carriers shared the same attractive terminal with its space, light, no queues and no pressure)

Shopping in Limoges

Made in Limoges

Limoges is undoubtedly best known for its porcelain and enameling, but there are many more delights on offer to tourists visiting the city. Take a stroll around with your wallet at the ready and you will find great gifts and souvenirs for all ages and all pockets.

Tel Turnbull – Potter

Tel Turnbull was born in the industrial Midlands and some of his first recollections were of the smoking bottle kilns. Since he and his wife Katie moved to France in 2007 he has created a centre where visitors can enjoy the experience of creating their own pots.

brittany map

A Guide to Brittany’s Departments

Each of Brittany’s departments is different, and each holds its own appeal for British buyers. Before deciding on where to concentrate your search, consider factors such as budget, the type …

Castres Property Guide

Castres is a bustling market town and has been tastefully redeveloped and the Place Jean Jaures is now stunning. Its old world charm is typified by the balconied tanners’ and weavers’ properties overhanging the water.Many houses are made of limestone. Castres, and its surrounding countryside, has a good selection of competitively priced farmsteads and “maisons de maître” for sale.

French dictionary

Take me for a drive

Conduire is an irregular verb meaning to drive, lead or take (someone) to a place. I have translated the various tenses here with the meaning ‘drive’ for simplicity’s sake, but …

French dictionary

Leaving, going, setting off…

Partir is an irregular verb, and one of those that forms the compound tenses, such as the perfect tense, with etre. It is an extremely useful verb meaning to leave, …

Property Arranging Trips

We can arrange your flights, car hire and holiday home accommodation or a ferry trip together with bed and breakfast stops along the way should you wish to do this and take a chance to explore more of France.

Hornets – A Limousin Pest?

As Summer approaches more and more hornets are seen flying around. FrenchEntrée-Limousin decided to find out a little more about these creatures which are at the centre of so many myths. The majority of people consider hornets highly dangerous. There is quite a significant hornet population in the Limousin and myths abound such as “Seven hornet stings kill a horse, three an adult and two a child”….


Animal Rescue

Thinking of welcoming a new pet into your family? Perhaps, now that you’re living the country life, you feel that if you had a dog it would give you the excuse to go for those long walks you promised yourself you’d be taking, or perhaps you’re thinking a cat would see to the field mice.