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.
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 […]
France is a popular touristic destination for many expatriates, our country has a lot to offer: plenty of beautiful landscapes, mild climate, cottage homes in the country sides, and regional gastronomic heritage.
If you own a French property with a big garden and strong trees you may be interested in building or buying a shed or a tree house.
France’s newspaper ‘Le Monde’ published some outstanding figures referring to real estate in Paris and in its suburban areas. Paris property prices increased by 20% in 2010
A Cassoulet is more than just a bean stew for those in the know how. Originally a peasant dish with origins dating back to the 14th century (legend has it that the citizens of Castelnaudary
Unrelated to the Tour de France cycliste, ‘les Companions du Tour de France’ stands for a French community of craftsmen and artisans. History says that the ‘companions’ organisation already existed
The end of the summer sees some very exciting events taking place in France. From food festivals to music festivals, windsurfing races to sailing regattas, there is plenty going on
As summer is coming, Sextant French Properties has decided to make a selection of properties with the most beautiful views in South of France, Provence Alpes Cotes d’Azur commonly called PACA.
Some years ago, big cities were really popular in France. But nowadays, it seems that small towns and even villages are well appreciated by the British.