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The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018

The Good Life France Magazine, Summer 2018 issue front cover

Summer is served in the free to read online, download a PDF and subscribe to The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018 – and it always will be free.

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In this sunny issue discover Calvados, Grenoble and Toulouse

Calvados is a department in Normandy, home to gems like Honfleur and Caen, it’s also the local eau de vie, a delicious drink that’s becoming more and  more popular.

Grenoble has a long and ancient history, a city with Roman ruins and a backdrop of mountains. It’s not that well known outside of France, find out why we think it should be!

From markets to dance festivals, firework displays and a whole lot more – we share 20 things to do in the sunshine city of Toulouse. You’ll never run out of things to see and do there!

Find out what’s new in France this summer

From a bar at the Paris opera, aperitifs at the Paris zoo, new art venues, the biggest aquarium in Europe and lots more. Get inspired by the new events and openings in France for summer 2018.

Secret life of Chateau, the Abbaye de Senanque Provence and spotlight on Saint-Denis

Did you know Burgundy has more chateaux than any other region in France? We visited a few that are not grand museums but lived in or private owned to discover their secrets. We also popped over the border to lovely France-Comté to discover even more chateaux!

The Abbaye de Senanque is one of the most photographed places in Provence. It’s surrounded by lavender fields whose aromatic flowers are harvested by the resident monks. We take a more indepth look at the ancient abbey.

Saint-Denis in suburban Paris is where most of the Kings and Queens of France were laid to rest. We take a look at the famous Basilica, their last resting place, and what to see and do in the area.

The best markets in France, Putting on the Ritz and Lourdes, the capital of Miracles in France

It’s official, don’t take our word for it! These ARE the best markets in France according to a recent French contest – and the winner is…. (click on the link to find out!)

At Euros 28,000 a night, it ain’t cheap to put on the Ritz in Paris, but a night in the Channel Suite does come with a whole heap of benefits! We take a look in the fabulous suite inspired by Coco Channel, past resident, at the Ritz Paris.

Lourdes receives more than six millions visitors every year, only Paris has more hotels than the French capital of miracles. We visit this famous site of pilgrimage on an average, very busy day…

Expat stories, guides, giveaways and recipes

Meet the British expat farming snails – in France, and the expats who run the “best B&B in France”. Get financial advice and the low down on banking in France. Discover more about hobby homes – farms, vineyards and equestrian properties, with expert tips.

There are five give aways – your perfect summer reading!

Our recipes for French classics from cupcakes with Calvados to crème caramel will have you cooking up a taste of France at home in no time!

Enjoy this issue – it’s free to read online, download a PDF and subscribe. It’s also free to share with your friends and family – there’s no catch, just a great read with our compliments…

Bisous from France

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