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Rochemenier France – 50 Things to see on a Loire Valley Gites Holiday

Posted on January 13, 2015 by Jon Lethbridge Old in Loire Valley things to do

What do you do once you’ve rented a Loire Valley gite?  Loire Life presents 50 things to see once you have arrived in France. Rochemenier  Loire Valley  France (No 1!) The most cost effective way of building a home – dig a dwelling underground and sell the excavated stone.  So effective, that for hundreds of […]

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Renting a gite in France gets cheaper

Posted on August 28, 2014 by Jon Lethbridge Old in Gîtes, Holidays in France

Renting a gite in France gets cheaper for Brits, as pound strengthens Good food & wine, charming surroundings and peace and quiet. What more could you ask when renting a gite in France? Well, how about all the luxury of a Loire rental, but at a cheaper price. If you plan to relax in a […]

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Finding good value holidays during the school holidays!

Posted on February 21, 2014 by Alison Shawcroft in Holidays in France

Everyone knows what it’s like trying to find a reasonably priced holiday for the school holidays. Go the week before and prices are pretty average, try and book the following school holiday week and you need a second mortgage. So what’s the solution to this age old problem?  Some people opt to take their children […]

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Gite holidays in France – 5 Tips to save you money

Posted on February 11, 2014 by Jon Lethbridge Old in Holidays in France

Gite holidays in France are already a smart way for a family to holiday abroad without spending a fortune.  Here are five tips to make your gite holidays in France even better value. Pick your location in France carefully Don’t head too far south through France, giving yourself a mammoth drive in the hope of […]

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Autoroute tolls in France – pay attention!

Posted on January 20, 2014 by Alison Shawcroft in French life

If you’re thinking of holidaying in France this year and are travelling by car, watch out at the tollbooths on the motorways.  Normally, cars are identified as Class 1 and have the lowest toll to pay. However, beware if you have a roof box or bikes on your roof. More and more of the toll […]

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Owner holiday rentals under threat?

Posted on January 13, 2014 by Alison Shawcroft in Gîtes

Much has been made in the press recently about the banning of holiday rentals in cities in several countries.  In France, new rules are being debated this month which could put an end to second home owners letting out their properties to tourists.  The new rules would not apply to main homes and would only […]

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King for a day!

Posted on January 6, 2014 by Alison Shawcroft in French life

January 6th is La Fête des Rois in France – Festival of the Kings.  To mark Epiphany, the visit of the Wise Men to the infant Jesus, the French buy ‘Galettes des Rois’ (or ‘Gateau des Rois’ in the South of France) to share with friends and family.  So if you happen to be holidaying […]

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Want to rent a gite in France – What is a gite?

Posted on November 28, 2013 by Alison Shawcroft in Gîtes

“I’m going to rent a gite in France for our holidays”. “A what?”, is often the reply!  Well, be puzzled no more, let us answer the question of ‘what is a gite in France?’. A gite is simply a holiday cottage, holiday rental or villa etc, in France.  If you want to get in to […]

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Posted on August 22, 2004 by Jon in Gite Holidays in France

Jos heität useita satoja miljoonia. Kuten monet teistä voisi olla miellyttävä laitos. Video kolikkopelit ilmaiseksi, jonka avulla voit pelata Euroopan ja kategoriassa Klassinen Kolikkopelit on, se ei tarvitse huomaa niitä. Mutta pelaa oikealla rahalla ansaitset tosielämässä kovalla esineellä. Tästä nimi on mahdollisuus joko kahden tapahtuman, kierros sisältää “nolla lähtö” ja pystyy voittamaan minkä vuoksi uusia […]

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