French Property Blog and News

The French Riviera is an attractive holiday destination that offers year-round appeal. There is a growing demand for luxury properties along its 115-kilometre coastline. With over 300 days of sunshine every year and 12 hours…
When the mercury dips our thoughts invariably turn to the slopes and the opportunity to indulge our cravings for some French Alps-based winter skiing. As usual, the first choice destination for ski mad Brits will be Chamonix…
HOUSE-HUNTING in France just became a whole lot easier thanks to the decision of Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary to begin operating a number of new routes to the country direct from Manchester. The first flight from…
Mention France and people automatically think of wine. This is a country with the highest per capita wine consumption rates of any other and landscapes characterised by vineyards producing Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay,…
France is officially one of the best places to live in Europe according to new research. The country topped the table in a recent study by uSwitch which put the UK in bottom place. Factors including working hours, VAT, holidays,…
IF you’re looking to make the most of your hard earned money, whatever you do when shopping for the best rates of exchange for your property purchase or French car insurance please don't deal with your bank. Instead…
Dreaming of swapping the rat race to live like French nobility but concerned about the financial implications? Well don’t be, because for little more than the price of an upmarket UK semi, you could quite easily get…
The claustrophobic crowds have long departed, the air is lighter, the colours yet more vibrant than the height of summer – clever travellers have always acknowledged September as perfect time of year to undertake a…
WHEN Rafael Nadal sank to his knees on the Philippe Chatrier court in celebration of his epic and record equalling sixth Roland Garros title recently, all thoughts quickly turned to this year’s Wimbledon Grand Slam…