Tour de France

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 […]

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Ski Like The French: Elegantly, Gracefully And With Style

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 […]

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Inside secrets of the warming village of Châtel during Winter

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, […]

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How to choose your second home?

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 […]

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Joyeuses Pâques!

‘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 […]

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French property prices: the French Government plans to reduce notary fees

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 […]

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Investing in the French Alps the easy way

You may have heard that the French Alps have recently enjoyed heavy snowfall meaning many ski stations have opened earlier than expected.

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Ski-tastic news: the ski season has already started!

The Alpe d’Huez ski station has exceptionally opened 5 of its ski slopes this week end.

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Beaujolais Nouveau is on the way!

Every year at midnight on the third Thursday of November, Beaujolais Nouveau wine is put on sale and celebrated around the globe.  

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Ski, invest, relax: 50% of properties sold within a week!

Although this prestige residence only came onto the market last Thursday, 50% of the properties have already been sold to French buyers!

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