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
WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW!
It is becoming increasingly popular to purchase a plot of land in order to build your own property. This article guides you through your options …
France has adopted a new map reducing the number of regions from 22 down to 13. The move is aimed to simplify bureaucracy and save costs and is not without controversy.
Dominic Bliss introduces his two young daughters to cuisine “outside their nutritional comfort zones” in the Limousin.
Gina Dyer heads inland to Bordeaux and Cognac to sharpen her wine-tasting skills – and receives an impromptu proposal…
Plenty of wines and cheeses have the prestigious AOC label of excellence. But, as Norman Miller discovers, there are many more prized products to savour
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.
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.
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…
We talked to Christine LaCroix, Project Manager of UCCIMAC, to find out how the organisation can assist expats looking to take-over a business in the Massif-Central.
North of the Aveyron, the Carladez and the Truyere Valley is the most secret part of the department.
This spot is for favourite recipes – particularly vegetarian versions of French classics.
Please let us have yours.
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”
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…
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 …
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”
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
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.
Looking for a vegetarian place to stay? Or a place that will serve you a delicious vegetarian meal? Take a look at this list of accommodation and restaurants.
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.