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Pau can be found 50km from the Pyrénées and 100km from the Atlantic Ocean and it is the capital of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-west France. Set on a hilltop at about 200 metres,…
The Tarn-et-Garonne department is part of the Midi-Pyrénées region and is home to some of the most beautiful villages in south-west France. It borders the departments of the Lot, Aveyron, Tarn, Haute-Garonne,…
The Tarn is a department in Occitanie and, with its 381km-long river and wild black mountains (known as the Montagne Noir), is one of the most beautiful areas in south-west France. Life in the Tarn has so much to give in…
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…