Alsace has always been a dear region to Sextant. Not only it boasts beautiful landscapes and scenery, it is also home to lively folklore, a rich cuisine and vivid wines – what we appreciate above all is its joie de vivre.
Bastille day is to France what Independence day is to the United States of America. A nationwide commemoration behind what is arguably a key event if not THE key event in the history of both countries. Sextant Properties do not manage properties in North America yet so we will focus on France only this time. […]
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. Menton’s well-known Festival is a unique event that attracts more than 160,000 worldwide visitors every year, and this number is constantly rising! How exciting! Marvelous decorations, incredible […]
This Year, Mardi Gras will be celebrated on the 17th of February. The name Mardi Gras is the French for Fat Tuesday.
Brittany another name for Little-Britain? Many British people may not know that Brittany and Britain are the same name in French which is Bretagne, in other words couldn’t we see Britain as Great-Brittany? This question is a bit sarcastic isn’t it? However Brittany is one of the regions where British people choose to live the […]
The famous Five-Day-International-Festival of Classical Music of Nantes “La Folle Journée 2014” celebrates its 20th edition!! The Crazy Day! This is literally the translation of the French name “La Folle Journée”, the five-day-international-festival of classical music of Nantes that will take place on the 29th of January to the 2nd of February.What a crazy day […]
Have you ever been in Dunkirk for the famous carnival?
The 1st European amusement Park has just reached its peak for its 20th Birthday, welcoming 16 millions of visitors in 2012.
The major event of the Cote d’Azur region in winter and one of the biggest carnivals in the world Nice carnival offers
Whether set in the city, the countryside, in a French ski resort or by the seaside, French leasebacks offer –as well as a superb apartment with the best facilities and amenities nearby- plenty of activities!