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

8 French events

Carcassonne citadel fireworks display 2020

Carcassonne Bastille Day fireworks 2020

Join in the 14th July celebrations in Carcassonne.

Le Tour de France 2020

Le Tour de France 2020

The biggest bicycle race in France, Le Tour de France takes place each year in August and September 2020.

24 Hours of Le Mans 2020

24 Hours of Le Mans 2020

Come and be part of the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans which takes place between the 19th and 20th September 2020, at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.

Roland Garros tennis French Open 2020

Roland Garros tennis French Open 2020

The 124th annual Roland Garros tennis French Open begins on the 20th September 2020.

Paris Rolex Masters 2020

Rolex tennis Paris Masters 2020

Second only to Roland Garros, the Rolex tennis Paris Masters ATP World Tour Masters 1000 takes place for 7 days in November 2020 at the Accor Arena in Paris.

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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.

101 things for you to see and do in France



The medieval village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is perched 100m high above the Lot river in South-Western France.

Canoes on the Dordogne River near Domme

The Dordogne River

The Dordogne River runs 300 miles from central France to the Gironde Estuary near Bordeaux.


The 9 must-see places in Collioure

Beautiful days are fast approaching so why not discover Collioure, a pretty Mediterranean town on the Côte Vermeille in the Pyrénées-Orientales.

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.

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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.

111 featured property articles

Holiday villa in Collioure with private pool

Holiday villa in Collioure

22nd August - 29th August 2020, 10% off advertised rates.

Holiday rental in Saux, Lot, Occitanie

Holiday rental in Saux, Lot, Occitanie

Dating back to the 16th century with its feature towers, Manoir de Saux is a superb, high quality and fully renovated country manor house.

Auto Europe Car hire in France

Car hire in France

With many of the best holiday rental villas in France being in beautiful rural locations, having a car to get around is essential.

Pure France on YouTube

Discover Pure France on YouTube

Explore our holiday homes on YouTube and get ready for your next holiday in France.

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.

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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.

14 French food and wine articles

10 dessert ideas to make during lockdown

10 dessert ideas to make during lockdown

French pastry is a tradition when it comes to pleasing friends or family by bringing a sweet touch to the end of a meal.

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.

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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…

38 Pure France press and media features

The most beautiful guesthouses in France.

The great big summer gamble.

25 great South of France escapes.

The best French gîtes and villas to book in 2018.

Some of the most beautiful castles in Europe.

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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...

2769 client holiday reviews

Holiday home in Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux

Grange de Léou

We’ve had a lovely holiday. The barn is renovated to a very high standard and looks just like the photos on the Pure France website.

Rental villa in Languedoc with private pool

Villa Henri

We have been to many houses in the south of France; this one is the nicest, cozy, clean and we love the smell upstairs. Lovely to be within walking distance from town to enjoy local food and wine.

Holiday villa, Saint-Raphaël, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, with private pool

Villa Corniche

From the moment Debbie and Brent met us at our property, we were so welcomed. We knew it would be a good experience.

Vacation villa in Provence

Villa Funel

Carole and Jean-Luc have created a wonderful tranquil home. It is easily the best equipped we have ever rented - for instance the kitchen is lacking nothing at all! It's in a great location and within a short drive of local attractions (eg Grasse, Mons, Callian etc.

Self-catering accommodation, Albas, Occitanie, with private pool

Le Pigeonnier du Lot

We have just returned from the most memorable holiday staying at Le Pigeonnier du Lot. You have the most amazing property in an idyllic situation all amongst the vines.

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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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