The climate, beaches and lifestyle in the Languedoc region

The climate, beaches and lifestyle in the Languedoc region

Find homes in France via our property portal. The Languedoc Roussillon lies down in the true South of France, sharing many geographical aspects with its more expensive sister region, Provence. It is mainly a wine growing area – actually the largest in the world – but has so much else to offer: hundreds of kilometres of sandy beaches, historical Cathar monuments, hiking trails, rivers, mountains, skiing, proximity to Spain.   Living here, one of the first things that expats are struck by is the wonderful golden light of the sun. They say there are 320 days of sunshine here; although it is
Your holiday home in France never looked so attractive!

Your holiday home in France never looked so attractive!

Find homes in France via our property portal. France remains one of the most popular countries in which to invest in a second home, despite the recent EU referendum decision to leave. Our expat on the ground shares her thoughts…  
Five Top Tips for Setting in to the French way of life

Five Top Tips for Setting in to the French way of life

Find homes in France via our property portal. Moving to France is such an exciting prospect! With all your hard work and preparation behind you, the day you receive the keys to your new French house is a defining moment, and you should be proud of yourself. What you need to do now is give yourself time to settle in to everything. It will take time to adjust to your new life in France, so make the most of the process and give yourself time. Moving anywhere is a stressful as well as exciting experience and moving overseas even more so: after all, here is a different culture, different language a
What we most love about living in France

What we most love about living in France

Find homes in France via our property portal. Looking at the many reasons why British people have long held France in such high esteem: the love affair continues!  
The friendliness of the French people

The friendliness of the French people

Find homes in France via our property portal. We have always been welcomed with open arms here in the South of France by our French friends and neighbours. Contrary to what some people imagine, the French are more than happy that so many British people have chosen to make their country into their new home.  
Making the most of the fabulous French markets

Making the most of the fabulous French markets

Who can possibly resist the appeal of a good French market? Actually, is there any other kind than “good”?! We love market shopping and it is truly a way of life in France. Most of the people in our village do practically all their shopping in one of the local markets: the food is fresh and almost all of it locally grown, the prices are good, you can socialise at the same time, and you are out in the open, soaking up the atmosphere.

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