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

19 French events

Sarlat-le-Canéda film festival poster 2019

Sarlat-la-Canéda Film Festival 2019

The 29th Film festival in Sarlat takes place for 5 days between 12th November - 16th November 2019.

Fête de la Truffle

Fête de la Truffe 2020

Created at the initiative of the Grouping of Truffle Producers of Périgord Noir and the city of Sarlat, the Truffle Festival has become a key event in the region. This festival dedicated to truffles is held every year in mid-January in Sarlat.

The Fête du Citron 2020

The Fête du Citron 2020

For the 87th year, Menton on the Côte d'Azur plays host to the Fête du Citron.

The Carnival of Nice

The Carnival of Nice 2020

Check out Nice between the 15th February and 29th February 2020 and join in the atmosphere of the Nice carnival.

Mimosa in Bormes-les-Mimosas

Grand Mimosa Procession 2020

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Grand Mimosa Procession held each Feburary in the French village of Bormes-les-Mimosas.

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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.

90 things for you to see and do in France

Seaquarium in Le Grau du Roi

Seaquarium in Le Grau du Roi

Explore more than 2,500 m² of underwater sea life and discover more than 2,000 fish and more than 25 species of sharks, seals and sea lions at the Seaquarium in Le Grau du Roi this summer.

Aqualand in Cap d'Agde

Aqualand in Cap d'Agde

Outdoor water park with a large pool with several slides and waves, plus a shaded relaxation area.



Monpazier is one of France's most beautiful villages, a Bastide village in the Southern Dordogne with history going 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.



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

Gordes is one of the most beautiful villages of Luberon where many movie stars and artists have made their home. It is one of the most famous 'perched villages' or villages perchés in France, the castle dating back to the 11th century.

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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, features, including interior design articles.

108 featured property articles

Château Lascoups

Vacation Château Lascoups

Château Lascoups is located in open countryside between Bergerac (19 km) and Périgueux (73 km).

Quintessential French dream

Without Compromise!

With so many beautiful properties to choose from - grand maisons, châteaux, fermieres, mas, granges or converted pigeonnieres, and in so many beautiful locations.

Stone staircase in holiday rental manor house in Languedoc-Roussillon

Stairways to French holiday heaven

Stunning staircases in your dream holiday home. We are proud to offer a unique and interesting selection of vacation rental properties with wonderful architecture and interior design. See our selection of stunning staircases.

View of the Port from Maison Geronimo

A house at the foot of the water

The Port-Grimaud, often called La Venise Provençale is located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez in the Var. This port attracts every year many holidaymakers, with its houses in Provencal style with Mediterranean influences, the houses all have mooring rings.

Shared pool

Two delightful holiday gîtes in the Loire Valley

In the Loire Valley, in the midst of the many high quality vineyards of the Anjou, Saumur and Touraine appellations, is Pavillon du Jardin and La Maison de la Plaine.

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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.

12 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...

2375 client holiday reviews

Holiday accommodation in Languedoc

Maison La Cèze

Merci pour ces superbes vacances. Nous sommes arrivés très fatigués et blasés et vous nous avez très bien accueillis.

Holiday home in Dordogne

Le Saint-Martin

We (two couples) enjoyed our stay at this property very much and highly recommend it to travelers looking for a beautiful escape from the hustle bustle of the larger tourist centres. Hervé and Susan were gracious hosts and provided us with excellent restaurant and sightseeing recommendations.

Holiday home in the Languedoc

Loft du Vigneron

It is just as fabulous here in October as it was in June. The weather was much better than we expected, and we went to a couple of new places.

Holiday home in Dordogne

Mas Saint-Martial

We had a wonderful week. A lovely cottage set in a beautiful garden surrounded by picturesque countryside.

Holiday château in South West France

Château Mabrouke

In 25 years of renting houses for our summer holidays, Château Mabrouke truly topped the lot! Ed and Katie have kept it as a family home which gives the house a lovely ambiance and makes it so welcoming and interesting. We loved the artworks, both in the house and the garden.

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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...

97 Pure France reviews

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!

We have been really impressed with the service we have received

I have to say we have been really impressed with the service we have received from your company. Everyone that has contacted me has been polite and highly efficient with prompt responses.

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