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Focus: Bathing areas in France

Every year, the European Environment Agency publishes a report on bathing water quality in France. This year, 74 out of 3222 registered bathing areas turned out to have a poor water quality; 15 of them are located in Brittany.


Top Mistakes to Avoid When Moving To France


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Top 10 of the Most Beautiful Hikes of France

France is full of amazing hikes, here is a list of some of the finests.


Sextant Launches a Business Directory !

Sextant French Properties is pleased to announce the launch of its French business directory. Now available, it allows all businesses, primarily settled on the French territory


Prepare your Finances Before Moving to France

More and more people living in the UK would like to move to France, which is one of the most popular destinations in the world. Currently, over 200,000 British


Travelling to France with Your Pets

Do you have pets and feel guilty when you go to France without them? Now is the time to enquire and undertake procedures so that your beloved friend can follow you on holiday or in your new French home.


Health service in France

The French health service is one of the best; care is comprehensive and excellent, and waiting is practically unknown.

It is however, contributions based, which means that people do not automatically have health insurance entitling them to free healthcare, although of course doctors and clinics have to treat all emergency cases and since 2001, the system attempts to ensure that everyone has health insurance. Read more »

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Property: Invest for seniors

As there are only 200 senior residences in France and one third of the French population will be over 60 by 2050 (compared to 20% nowadays) more and more property developers are starting to offer new residences for seniors. These residences come with numerous fiscal advantages and are a very good and secure investment.


Yet another reason to move to France!

A survey released at the end of last year placed the UK as the worst place to live in Europe, in terms of quality of life. And guess who came out on top? Yes, France topped the chart, thanks to the earliest retirement age in Europe, the highest percentage of...


Top 10 facts about saving money in France

You are about to buy a French property or you may have already bought with us at Sextant French Properties?, This could be good news for those moving Sterling from the UK to France