The Outdoor Photo Festival of La Gacilly

Europe's biggest outdoor photo festival The Photo Festival of La Gacilly, Brittany: La Gacilly is a small, picturesque town in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France. It is well known for hosting the biggest outdoor photo festival in Europe. The Photo Festival of La Gacilly is an annual [...]

By |2021-10-04T11:13:50+02:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Brittany, French culture, Tourism in Brittany|0 Comments

Brocéliande, Brittany’s Mythical Forest

The forest of Broceliande is Brittany's most popular and spectacular forest spanning 11,000 hectares. When I first came to live in Brittany in 2002, I was pleasantly surprised by its culture, traditions and folklore. Then when I learned that most of King Arthur’s adventures took place in Brocéliande, I was excited. After all, which child [...]

By |2021-08-23T13:34:58+02:00August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Brittany, Tourism in Brittany|0 Comments

Guide to Buying a Property in France

Buying and selling a property in France can be quite daunting if you are not familiar with the French administrative procedures. They are rather lengthy and time consuming, hence my decision to expand on this subject with a view to help you understand the steps involved. I am well versed in this field as [...]

Brittany property market trends

The emergence of Covid 19, its accelerated growth and the strained lockdowns subjected to by urban dwellers have brought about a hike in property prices in Brittany. When the first lockdown was imminent in France, Parisians and city dwellers fled to their holiday homes in Brittany. Packed high-speed TGV trains arrived from the Paris [...]

New “countrylife” clause in purchase or rental contracts in Morbihan, Brittany

A new law has come about in the Morbihan departement of Brittany whereby house buyers will have to acknowledge a clause in their purchase contracts enabling hem to be aware that buying a home in the countryside also means tolerating and living with the possibilities of church bells ringing, chickens clucking, the smell of [...]

By |2021-03-19T12:19:09+01:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: Administrative Formalities, Brittany, House purchases, Notary|0 Comments
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