Buying Hotspots – SAUMUR

The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies

Specialities from Vichy

Take a trip to the thermal spa town in Auvergne and you’ll find a lots of local delicacies on the menu. Here’s our at a glance guide to what to eat and drink in Vichy, whether you are on a health kick or need to satisfy a sweet tooth.

Taste of the Terroir

Of the many local products protected by an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) label are five types of cheese: Bleu d’Auvergne, Cantal, Fourme d’Ambert, Saint Nectaire and Salers. See them take shape on the Route des Fromages, which points out 40 places of interest.

Weather and Climate Trends in Limousin

It is often said that the weather in Limousin is wet, that it rains constantly and the sun is a rare sight. However, those of us who live here know that this is definitely not the case. Each department of Limousin experiences different weather…


Lozere Property Guide

The fact that the northern Languedoc-Roussillon department of Lozere has largely been ignored by typical non-French property buyers is now becoming one of its most charming assets. This is the part of the region where you can truly get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life!
“Lozere Property Guide”

Surviving a Winter in the Auvergne

Image not found.Ellie Jones and her husband Nick moved to the Auvergne in the heart of France in search of a new life – and a place where they could keep horses. Here Ellie describes their first winter in this striking but sometimes chilly part of the country…


Property Guide Auvergne

Départements:Allier (03), Cantal (15), Haute-Loire (43), Puy-de-Dôme (63)
Do you like the great outdoors and dramatic landscapes on your doorstep? Do you want to avoid expat enclaves and well-trodden tourist …

geographical map of lodeve

Lodeve Property Report

Property hunters who haven’t yet discovered the charms of Lodeve will be pleasantly surprised by this elegant market-town located in the north-west corner of the Herault department in Languedoc-Roussillon, surrounded by green hills, woods, vineyards and picturesque villages.
“Lodeve Property Guide”

Latest FrenchEntrée Tarn & Aveyron Recipes

If you want to try to compete with the true “Aveyronais” and have a little bit of time and strength, put a black hat on. Here is the recipe you can try at home before making it for your whole village!

Preparation time : 30 minutes
Cooking time : 45 minutes
Makes : 4 servings

Gourmet’s Tour of the Languedoc-Roussillon

The true gourmet visiting the Languedoc-Roussillon will want to know all about the local delicacies and culinary traditions. This gourmet tour of the region highlights the delicious treats and hidden secrets to look out for.

Property Guide – Auvergne

Thinking of buying a property in Auvergne? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.