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

12 French events

Festival de Carcassonne

Carcassonne International Festival 2019

Enjoy music, theatre and dance in the South of France at the Carcassonne International Festival.

Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France 2019

The biggest bicycle race in France, Le Tour de France takes place each year in July.

European Heritage Day in Sarlat-le-Canéda

European Heritage Day 2019 in Sarlat-la-Canéda

Come to Sarlat-la-Canéda this September and celebrate the beauty and history of the many monuments, French architecture, archaeology sites.

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.

Exhibition of Citrus Patterns

The Fête de Citron 2020

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

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

76 things for you to see and do in France

Toulouse-Lautrec museum

Toulouse-Lautrec museum

Come and explore the world famous Toulouse-Lautrec museum in Albi this summer.

Canoeing on the Dordogne River

Canoeing on the Dordogne River

Enjoy a sunny afternoon, drifting down the Dordogne River in a canoe this summer.

Grotte des Grandes Canalettes

Les Canalettes caves

Discovered in 1951, Les Canalettes caves near the medieval village of Corneilla-de-Conflent in the Pyrénées-Orientales, opened to the public in 1954.

Le Parc Australian Carcassonne

Le Parc Australian Carcassonne

Visit Carcassonne in the South of France this summer and discover the Australian world of Kangaroos and wallabies in Le Parc Australian.

Beach time on Portiragne Plage

Beach time on Portiragne Plage!

Come visit Portiragne Plage and 'Le Surfing beach bar' this summer.

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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.

118 featured property articles

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.

Mas de Buou in the southern Luberon

Mas de Buou is located in the village of Puyvert, in the southern Luberon, Lourmarin is 2 km away. Lauris and Cadenet are also very close by.

The view from here

The view from here...

Remember your daily commute to work? Roadworks, busy meetings, a snatched sandwich for lunch?

Holiday property in Thézan-lès-Béziers

A holiday property with history in Thézan-lès-Béziers

This magnificent orange tree welcomes you to our 200 hundred year old maison de maître on the edge of Thézan-lès-Béziers, an expanding village in Languedoc 15 minutes from the beaches and much to do.

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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…

43 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

France : le village, les réfugiés et le photographe.

Woodland wonder.

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Every year Pure France help over 13,000 happy holiday makers find their ideal holiday property in France. Read what they have had to said about their holiday experiences...

2464 client holiday reviews

Le Malardier

‘Many thanks for a wonderful stay at Malardier and thank you also for your kind hospitality on Wednesday evening. We loved visiting the chateau at Boudeilles and also spent a very pleasant morning at Aubetrre sur Dronne so would thoroughly recommend both.

Le Mas

We stayed at Le Brat with its two double bedrooms (which were huge) and two twins all with beautiful bathrooms. The husbands had wanted to 'walk' to the local shops in the morning and stumble home from the local bars in the evening.

Le Borghesia

Idéalement placée à deux pas de la Dordogne et de Sarlat, Le Borghesia offre de belles prestations dans un environnement préservé et calme. Son aménagement intérieur combine parfaitement le charme de l'ancien avec le confort moderne.

Maison Estephe

We have really enjoyed our stay in the house, it's situated in a beautiful area of France, and have enjoyed the pool and appreciated the AC in the house..

La Maison Bouquier

We stayed in Maison Bouquier after falling in love with the area on a previous trip, and loving then the walking in the Dentelles, the tranquility, the pretty villages and excellent vineyards. If you feel active then Les Baux (and the outstanding Carrieres de Luminieres), Avignon, Orange And Chateauneuf du Pape are all good outings.

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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 recieve this type of feedback...

91 Pure France reviews

Another fantastic experience with Pure France

We're fairly certain we want to return next year. I'll be in touch about that in due course, but in the meantime, a gazillion thanks for another fantastic experience with Pure France. We are among your biggest fans.

Wide range of quality houses

This is our third time of using Pure France, after years of using many other rental agencies, and we will be definitely using them again, due to the wide range of quality houses, ease of booking, excellent administration and helpfulness.

You've exceeded your own efficiency

You've exceeded your own efficiency... So many thanks, Brenda, for your efficiency and being such a joy to 'do business' with.

It's wonderful to be able to book with Pure France

Thanks to you and the team for the fast, late night responses we've had the last couple of weeks. It's wonderful to be able to book with Pure France again.

As the summer approaches so does our excitement...

We are really looking forward to our trip, and as the summer approaches so does our excitement. We have stayed with Pure France many times and honestly I cannot praise your organisation or the standard of the accommodations highly enough.

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