What to look for in a French seaside town

What to look for in a French seaside town

What’s not to love about a French seaside town? Featuring bustling quays teeming with stands selling the local catch, colourful seafront properties and top-notch restaurants, French coastal resorts are the real deal when it comes to an atmospheric escape or a bolt-hole from city life.
Five of the best villages in la Nouvelle Aquitaine

Five of the best villages in la Nouvelle Aquitaine

La Nouvelle Aquitaine is the largest region in France in terms of area, created in 2014 when the Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes all merged together. As well as having some wonderful cities and towns such as Bordeaux, Limoges, La Rochelle and Pau, there are some beautiful villages here too, hugely popular with expats and second home owners.
North or south of France: which would suit you?

North or south of France: which would suit you?

If you’re thinking of moving or buying a holiday home in France, you may be wondering which area would suit you – north or south? Whilst it could be said that the north and south of France are very different, each certainly has its own merits and many brilliant advantages for overseas properties buyers.
Les Deux-Sèvres: a lesser-known department to discover

Les Deux-Sèvres: a lesser-known department to discover

The Deux-Sèvres is not an area known to many, but with so many lovely towns and villages, two rivers and the coast nearby, it seems as if it is ready and waiting to be discovered! This department has much to offer anyone looking for a reasonably priced property in France.
Buying in France: the experts answer your questions

Buying in France: the experts answer your questions

We interviewed Chloe Williams from our partner, Beaux Villages, on buying in South West France. Chloe has lived in both France and Spain for over 20 years and she’s worked in international real estate for a long time, building up a wealth of expert knowledge. As someone who has made that move over to Europe, she’s got real first-hand experience.

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