The French Lifestyle And Luxury Living Blog From Pure France.

Just before Covid arrived, France retained its crown as the world’s most visited country. And French people’s favourite country to holiday in is their own. Each region has its own individual identity; its culture, geography and gastronomy. And above it all, it’s the French lifestyle that we all wish to embrace. In the pages within this Blog, you’ll find everything that is indeed "Pure France". We hope you will find our features entertaining, enlightening and informative. And when you’re tempted to become a part if it all, head to our property pages and find your ideal holiday rental home. We look forward to hearing from you.


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15 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Discover Pézenas with its rich cultural heritage

Pézenas is a pretty town located in the south of France in Occitania. A picturesque town located not far from Agde and the Thau basin, in the Hérault department. Royal and radiant town during the Renaissance, the town of Molière and Boby Lapointe... A destination with a rich cultural and historical heritage, with no shortage of tourist attractions.

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14 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

The Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday September 8, 2022 Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. The United Kingdom is in mourning, the whole world pours in tributes for Queen Elisabeth after 70 years of reign. The protocol initially planned will be applied allowing the repatriation of Elizabeth's body from Scotland to London at Windsor Castle where she will be buried.

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13 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

100 Years of the Bol d'Or Motorcycle Race

The Bol d'Or will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. A legendary 24-hour international race that takes place at the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet in the PACA region, from September 16 to 18. Born in 1922, the Bol d'Or has taken place on many circuits, such as: Saint Germain, Fontainebleau, Monthléry and Le Mans.

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11 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Tourism

Le Moulin Rouge, Paris

One of the highlights for everyone visiting Paris. Le Moulin-Rouge is a Parisian cabaret founded in 1889 by the Catalan Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler, who already owned the Olympia. A magical review, where the universe of the spectacular is invented and shared through emotion.

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10 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France, Holidays

A stay as a couple with Pure France

September is the best time to take a vacation as a couple. The weather is still pleasant, the sunsets in the evening are magnificent, the days are still long. Far from the tourist influx that can be found in July and August, you will fully enjoy your stay as a couple in France.

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08 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Lagrasse Abbey in Occitanie

Sainte-Marie de Lagrasse Abbey is an abbey located in the town of Lagrasse in the Aude department in the Occitanie region. A Benedictine monastery from the 8th century to the 18th century, the abbey was sold as national property during the French Revolution and divided into two lots.

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05 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Drinks, Gastronomy

Wine tasting in the Minervois

The Festival of TASTES EN MINERVOIS, created in 2015 by the winegrowers of the Appellation to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their AOC, has become the major annual event for epicureans around the alliance of wines and contemporary gastronomy. Scheduled for the first weekend of September, it also celebrates the start of the harvest.

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03 September 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Pure France

Seasonal rentals in Maine-et-Loire

The castles of the Loire, a horseback ride in Saumur, visits to vineyards, discover the region and stay in one of our seasonal rentals in Maine-et-Loire. This region is full of houses of character, from the castle to the house for lovers.

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02 September 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Pure France

Holiday rentals in Charente

Angoulême, Cognac, Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Jarnac, so many cities to visit during your stay in Charente, New Aquitaine. Discover the vacation rentals offered by Pure France. A holiday home with garden and swimming pool in the Charente, ideal for resting after a day of sightseeing.

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01 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Olympic Games Paris 2024

From July 26 to August 11, 2024, the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place throughout France. A global event long awaited by thousands of viewers. 2024 are the Games for all of France. The football tournament is played in six provincial stadiums: Bordeaux, Nantes, Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Nice, Marseille. All handball matches are played in the European Metropolis of Lille, and sailing sails on the Mediterranean, in Marseille.

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31 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Bagnères de Bigorre, station thermale dans les Hautes-Pyrénnées

Bagnères-De-Bigorre est une station thermale située dans les Hautes-Pyrénnées. Réputée pour sa douceur de vivre, son cadre naturel et la richesse de son patrimoine. Bagnères-de-Bigorre possède une qualité de vie exceptionnelle et un cadre naturel préservé. Des balades, randonnées, des activités sportives, découvertes de la faune et flore ou de la détente dans les bains chaud et source thermale.

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30 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

ASPTT Carcassonne, Club Omnisports

The Asptt Carcassonne offers a large number of sports under all practices. 1 club, 18 activities. From tennis, dance, bodybuilding, fitness, alpine skiing, hiking, paddle... Leisure or competition, the club adapts to everyone, from beginners to the most experienced.

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26 August 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Pure France

Holiday rental homes in Hérault

Rent a holiday home in the southern French department of Hérault. This department of Occitanie offers a coastline with beautiful sandy beaches, endless vineyards, a national park and the Hérault river. Choose your activities on land or on the water. Base yourself in a beautiful Pure France holiday rental villa.

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25 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , Drinks

Harvest time has come

We are soon in September, it's harvest time. It is during this period that the winegrowers harvest the grapes from their vines to make their wine production. By hand or by machine, the vendange is generally between the end of August and October, depending on the region.

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24 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Nature , Tourism, UNESCO , Culture

Holiday homes in Occitanie

Occitanie is the 4th most frequented region by foreign tourists. In addition, it is also the region which attracts the most French tourists. No wonder, its offer is very varied, with its coastline, its countryside and cities. We have a large choice of holiday home rentals in Occitanie for you. First-class vacations, in an exceptional property.


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