Most of France will be talking about football yesterday as their team managed a historic win against reigning champions Germany. For our part, we will be covering one of the greatest cycling races in the world, if not the greatest, Le Tour de France – with a coverage of some of our nicest properties along […]
Snow has finally arrived in the French Alps! While the slopes were originally due to open on 20th December, many ski stations were able to open a week earlier than expected. Thanks to wonderful weather conditions, twenty stations were able to open on Saturday 13th December. Snow also hit the Pyrenees; Font Romeu Les Angles […]
France can be a truly magical place to spend time in winter. It is an incredibly diverse country – each region has developed its own distinct cultural character and heritage, making for a rich and varied collection of Christmas traditions. France lends itself especially well to Christmas – the mountain landscapes of the Alpine regions, […]
Do you want a lovely house by the sea or a charming chalet in a ski resort? Will you use your second home for several months of the year or just a few weeks? Here is some advice to help you to find your future second home in France. How often do you plan to […]
‘Joyeuses Pâques!’ is how we say ‘Happy Easter’ in French. Like Christmas, the religious celebration has become a time for family get-togethers and children’s games. Chocolate eggs, rabbits and bells are all part of the celebrations of this springtime holiday. Easter is also a religious celebration to commemorate Jesus’ resurrection; it remains the most important […]
Only a month after the increase in transfer duties(taxes collected by a notary on behalf of the French State during the registration of a property sale)in some departments, a new reform to reduce the notary fees is being considered by the French Council of Ministers. The government’s aim is to reduce property acquisition costs in […]
You may have heard that the French Alps have recently enjoyed heavy snowfall meaning many ski stations have opened earlier than expected.
The Alpe d’Huez ski station has exceptionally opened 5 of its ski slopes this week end.
Every year at midnight on the third Thursday of November, Beaujolais Nouveau wine is put on sale and celebrated around the globe.
Although this prestige residence only came onto the market last Thursday, 50% of the properties have already been sold to French buyers!