Affordable and rural: Limousin has it all

If you’re looking for a rural home in France that’s both affordable and a nice place to live, have you considered Limousin? It’s a region in central France that’s often overlooked for its more rural neighbours, but that’s not to say it doesn’t have anything to offer. In fact, it’s quite the opposite..

The top 10 villages in France

There are numerous wonderful villages across France, sometimes it is hard to choose one’s favourite! However, French association Villes et Villages où il fait bon vivre, has released the top towns and villages in France rated according to quality of life.

The joys and perils of country living in France

Many searching for their new life in France, choose more rural locations than they previously lived in. That’s mainly due to the great value of French property. But with that, comes both the joys and perils of country living in France. Including the wildlife. Here we meet just some of the wildlife that you should expect to see in France. Some perhaps, more welcome than others.

Where are the top-rated towns in France?

French association ‘Villes et villages où il fait bon vivre’ recently released its annual rankings of villages and towns in France, ranked by their overall quality of life.

Discover the best ski resorts in France

As Europe’s winter season hits its peak and excited households pack for half-term skiing trips, we thought it timely to highlight some useful stats for anyone hunting for a property on a French ski resort! And remember, an Alpine home is as much fun to visit outside of the winter months, especially for anyone who enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle …

The taxes you’ll pay in France

One of the trickiest things to navigate following relocation as a new resident, is taxes in France. Particularly for those previously employed back in the UK who intend to start their own businesses here. As many do. Here, we explain the various taxes in France that you need to be aware of as a result of your new life.