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How to buy a French vineyard

Numerous wine lovers purchase vineyards in France, including wine professionals who want to expand, middle age people who want to start a new business, and those looking for either an investment project or a new lifestyle. Now the question is: where to invest? The answer depends on your project and budget.  France has plenty to offer with different types of land and over 800,000 ha of vineyards.

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How to celebrate Easter in France?

 

Easter is a particularly enjoyable day in France. Even if Easter is similar in France than in other Christian countries, it still has its own traditions. France has a strong catholic history and celebrates Easter with great enthusiasm. This religious holiday is also synonym of a traditional gathering for families. Find out how French people enjoy Easter!

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Le Printemps de Pérouges: the opportunity to discover the Rhone region during the festival

Le Printemps de Pérouges is a music festival which takes place in several original places: the medieval city of Pérouges, the Parc des Oiseaux and in Lyon. It is a very particular festival: singular places are used for shows like parks, factories, restaurants, music halls, theatres, farms, castles… From the 31st of March to the 9th of July, you will enjoy a large number of shows by professional performers, humorists, lyric singers, opera music, world music, classic music, Irish dancers … There is something for everyone!

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Finally, France wins the second “Battle of Waterloo”!

Supported by several European countries, France expressed its disagreement with the creation of a two Euros coin, produced by Belgium to celebrate the bicentenary of the Waterloo battle. According to BBC, France, which refused the idea of a coin that remembers a French defeat, had won.

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Saint Patrick’s Day – Les Bleus turn green for the day!

A little bit of history…

As we all know, Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. As we may not all know, he is also the Patron Saint of Nigeria! He is best known for bringing Christianity to Ireland during the 5th century. While exact dates are unknown, it is assumed that he was born around 385 in Scotland. His parents were Roman citizens living in either Scotland or Wales. He was captured as a teenager and taken to Ireland where he was kept as a slave for six years and herded sheep. He managed to escape but later returned to Ireland as an adult, this time as a missionary among the Celtic pagans. In 1631, many years after his death the Church made him a Saint. Read more »

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Half-timbered houses in France

Half-timbered houses, part of the French historic heritage, can be found in several regions through out France. One may ask oneself though, how and why were these houses built? Read through this article to solve the half-timbered houses enigma…

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Parisian brasseries, mais oui!

Wanna make a bet? If I say one word I can guarantee that hundreds of clichéd images will instantly cloud your head. That word is Paris.

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Discover what exceptional festival lies beneath orange and lemon peels!

The 82nd Lemon Festival in Menton will be celebrated from Saturday 14th February to Wednesday 4th March. This year’s theme is: Tribulations of a lemon in China.

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Discovering Châtel: a ski resort for everyone

Châtel is a family ski domain also called Les Portes du Soleil, It is a welcoming medium size family resort where you can enjoy the skiable domain, the local flavors and its character chalets which represent the remnants of the past and the soul of the village.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the world’s most romantic country: France

Throughout the world, 14th February is the day we celebrate our feelings of affection for our boyfriends, girlfriends, partners, husbands and wives. Throughout the world, 14th February is the day we celebrate our feelings of affection for our boyfriends, girlfriends, partners, husbands and wives.