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Stay up-to-date with new and up and coming tourist events happening throughout France.

14 French events

Paris Marathon route 2020

Paris Marathon 2020

Come and watch the 44th edition of the Paris Marathon on the 5th April 2020.

Leucate beach

Le Mondial du Vent in Leucate 2020

Participate in Leucate's biggest water sports event of the calendar year.

The Cannes Film Festival 2020

The Cannes Film Festival 2020

The Cannes Film Festival has set the dates of its 73rd edition which will take place 12th May - 23rd May 2020, Variety has confirmed.

French Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020

French Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020

Le Mans circuit is famously know to host annual 4 wheel racing events, but for 3 days in May 2020, the French motorcycle Grand Prix takes centre stage with an atmosphere full of the sights and sound of high-power high-speed motorcycle racing.

Roland Garros tennis French Open 2020

Roland Garros tennis French Open 2020

The 124th annual Roland Garros tennis French Open begins on the 18th May 2020.

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Explore all that France has to offer. Discover the many famous towns and villages, places of interest, tourist sites and things to do and see whilst on holiday in France.

98 things for you to see and do in France

Cyrano De Bergerac


Bergerac was once a flourishing port for the wine trade. It still today has a picturesque harbour where you can take a boat trip along the river Dordogne, or a miniature train ride around the Bastide town, viewing the many half timbered houses with terracotta decoration.



Explore Cannes this summer, famously known for hosting the annual Cannes Film Festival.



Brantôme, known as the Venice of the Périgord sits upon the lovely River Dronne and is a delight to visit, with its famous Benedictine Abbey dating back to the 11th century.

Gordes in the Luberon


Gordes in the Luberon is classified as 'one of the most beautiful villages in France', where many movie stars and artists have made their home. The village of Gordes offers a huge choice of traditional restaurant and café bars.



Monpazier, classified as 'one of the most beautiful villages in France', is a Bastide village in the Southern Dordogne with history dating back to the 13th century. It boasts one of the most beautifully maintained market squares in which there are cafés, restaurants, shops and lots of markets and events.

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Get inspired ! Your holiday in France starts here… travel articles, general information and easy reading about our wonderful properties, destination guides, videos, features, including interior design articles.

108 featured property articles

Dijon UNESCO vineyards

Dijon UNESCO vineyards

On the 4th July 2015, the Climats, terroirs of Burgundy became a listed UNESCO site.

Discover Pure France on Pinterest

Discover your perfect holiday home in France on Pinterest through imagery.

Château Entre-Deux-Mers

A holiday château with a cool mix of traditional styles and contemporary chic

Château Entre-Deux-Mers is the ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for peace and relaxation, gastronomy and culture, authenticity and modern comfort.

Holiday accommodation video in Saussignac

Domaine Fonneuve video

Beautifully restored, traditional farmhouse with extensive views over vineyards with private, heated infinity pool, L-shaped 10m x 10m x 5m.

La Ville Lieu de Fer

La Ville Lieu de Fer video

Outstanding, amazing and perfect!

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Food and Wine

Savour the best that France has to offer, with reviews of popular French food and French wine tasting experiences.

13 French food and wine articles

Mas Sant Jordi

Mas Sant Jordi – the food and wine partnership!

For guests who are seeking relaxing evenings where no-one need drive or if you want to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary, we offer an informal and personal dining option. Meals can be for an entire family / group or later in the evening for the adults alone.

Radish Leaf Pesto

Radish Leaf Pesto - A Taste of Spring!

Spring is springing, well it is trying to at least. We go from shorts to jumpers within the day here at the moment.

Autumn in the Languedoc

Autumn in the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie

Autumn is a fabulous time to visit the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie. In the Languedoc-Roussillon, the weather is still warm and the region is full of life as harvest is under way.

French Grapes

Cooking and Quaffing in Occitanie!

Spend a fun day learning about the wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie and preparing some of the key dishes.

Tutored Wine and Tapas Tasting in the South of France

Tutored Wine and Tapas Tasting in the Corbières

Learn about the wines, gastronomy, culture and history from the comfort of your holiday home.

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Press and Media

Press and Media coverage about Pure France and our holiday rental properties. We have been featured and included many times in the national and popular press, here are some examples…

36 Pure France press and media features

The best French gîtes and villas to book in 2018

Some of the most beautiful castles in Europe.

Pure France properties featured in The Sunday Times

Woodland wonder.

500 years of history at Château Garonne.

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Every year Pure France help over 12000 happy holiday makers find their ideal holiday property in France. Read what they have had to said about their holiday experiences...

2792 client holiday reviews

Holiday home in Pézenas, Occitanie with private pool

Les Cordeliers

Thank you for an amazing holiday. We loved playing hide-seek in the garden.

Holiday home in Saint-Lary-Boujean, Occitanie

Maison Boujean

La maison a répondu au-delà de toutes nos attentes. Nous avons séjourné trois semaines avec un grand groupe et avons utilisé tous les équipements décrits.

Holiday rental accommodation in Blanquefort-sur-Briolance with private, heated pool


Nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour à Naugarède et ce lieu va nous manquer..

Holiday home in Tourrettes-sur-Loup with private pool

Maison des Valettes

I stayed at this stunning villa with my three children (13, 12 and 10). It is a beautiful home set on a gorgeous property with lots of things to do in the area and within a 30 minute drive.

Rental accommodation with private pool in Provence

Maison de Notre Dame

I come back to Maison de Notre Dame because of habit and the love of beautiful experiences. This house always makes me happy.

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This bit is all about us! The lovely feedback and comments that our holiday clients and property owners have taken the time to send in. It is always a pleasure to be of service and fantastic to receive this type of feedback...

98 Pure France reviews

I think you and should receive some kind of an award for customer service.

I don't believe I have ever encountered a more responsive reservation manager.

Superb website

This is the second time we have used your company. To us the strength of Pure France is the confidence we have in the level of detail, superb website, the assurance of certain standards - and the accessibility and friendliness of your staff.

My go to holiday letting company

I would like to say how satisfied I am with Pure France. Information is clear, on time and payment is simple... Especially compared with some other sites! It’s my go to holiday letting company though sadly many properties are too expensive for us but that is a reflection of their high quality.

It has been a pleasure to work with your agency

It has been a pleasure to work with your agency, very professional and personal, a thousand times more enjoyable than an online machine! Our compliments and our best wishes for you and your entire team!

Pure France as sole agents and we are more than happy and impressed

Our season now draws to a successful conclusion. A thank you to you all who have been brilliant. With eight bookings already for 2020 we look forward to another great season - after taking some time off ourselves!

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