School break at long last! A welcome break for children and parents alike. For some, you even hopped over to Paris for a couple of days or the week. For sure you have organised your fun schedule already but this week is packed with activities for the family. It coincides with a school break in […]
If you are lucky enough to own a property in France, or only considering one, then it is likely that you are familiar with the very topical French word: “La rentrée” – if not, well, this coincides with the end of the summer holidays.
The Summer is nearly over, kids are back to school and your holidays seem quite distant already, that is what happens when you go back to work doesn’t it?
Having a holiday home in France is a bit of a dream for numerous Brits. It means you can go and spend countless weeks in your favorite region and live the French life you could only experience during a short visit.
Since the world economic crisis of 2008, there had been a quintessentially British, quiet exodus of France. However, attracted by a favourable Euro/Pound exchange rate and better quality of life, numbers of British people planning a new life in France are on the up. Is life really better for Brits in France rather than in […]
23rd June normally passes by unnoticed, a summer’s day around half way through the year when many people are looking forward to their summer holidays. This year, however, the countdown is on: will Britain decide to remain a member of the European Union or vote to leave the community of which it has been a […]
Mardi-Gras, known as Fat Tuesday in French, marks the beginning of Lent. It is synonymous with carnivals, colours, masks, confetti and parties! Discover our Top 7 places to go in France to celebrate it!
The 15th of August is a bank holiday in France, celebrating the Assumption of Mary to heaven.
Here is our summer selection of the top 10 best swimming pool properties for sale at Sextant:
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.