8 useful online magazines about France

8 useful online magazines about France 1

As France is the most visited country in the world and home to hundreds of thousands of English-speaking expats, there is an enormous range of online magazines about France. But how many of these are truly useful and worth returning to again and again?

Home Hunts has made a selection of eight online magazines about France which provide well-researched articles that are written by journalists and industry experts. If you are looking to learn and read more about France then these online magazines about France are an excellent place to start.

1) Complete France: www.completefrance.com

Complete France is run by Archant Specialist publishing house which produces French Property News, France Magazine and Living France, three leading France-focused magazines that are available in both printed and digital formats. All articles on the site are written in English by experts or professional writers. Property, lifestyle, holidays, culture and language are the main areas covered, and there is also a section where you can discover France-based bloggers.


2) The Good Life France: www.thegoodlifefrance.com

The Good Life France was started by award-winning travel writer Janine Marsh in December 2011 and celebrates all things that are joyful and fascinating about France. Through the website and social media pages, The Good Life France has rocketed in popularity over the last few years and now reaches around 1.5 million readers each month due to the high quality of its content. You can search for posts by region or by subject, such as living in France, holidays and things to do, property in France and gastronomy, and there is a bi-monthly online magazine to read, too.


3) The Connexion: www.connexionfrance.com

While not strictly an online magazine about France, the website for monthly newspaper The Connexion, is filled with French news in English. With a circulation of 50,000, the newspaper is the only English national newspaper in France and its articles are produced by Editor Sarah Smith and her dedicated team of in-house and freelance journalists. The Connexion is also renowned for its informative help sheets which provide expats with invaluable nuts-and-bolts information on issues such as local tax, pensions, moving to France and the education system.


4) The Address: www.home-hunts.net

Home Hunts produces an online newsletter called The Address, which is constantly kept up to date with news, advice, tips, property profiles, market insights and location guides. It is a compulsive read for those interested in France’s property market as it features some of the most exciting luxury properties on the market, as well as location hotspots and expert insights from its 30-strong team of consultants. Updated regularly throughout the week, there is always something new to inspire and inform.


5) Living Magazine: www.livingmagazine.fr

If you are looking for an online magazine about France and you are interested in exploring a lifestyle magazine that is focused on South West France, then Living Magazine could be a good choice. It is available in print form, from about 800 stockists, or online, and there is also an iPad version. Full-colour feature articles cover travel destinations, wildlife, places of interest, hobbies and cuisine, and more, in this bright, informative online magazine about France.


6) Riviera Buzz: www.riviera-buzz.com

Riviera Buzz is an online lifestyle magazine about all that will please and entertain on the Côte d’Azur as well as French Riviera-focused news. Sections about style, luxury, sport, arts and culture, food and drink, property, travel and entertainment on the Riviera are regularly updated by the team.


7) Home Hunts Blog: www.home-hunts.com

Those looking for a dedicated online source of information regarding luxury property and location hotspots could not do better than to check out Home Hunts’ online blog. Featuring links to an extensive selection of location guides, investment property tips, posts about life in France, luxury French property, vineyard properties and property advice, its wealth of content regarding the luxury property market is unrivalled.


8) France Property Magazine: www.francepropertymagazine.com

With experienced property expert Rory Ramsden as its editor, France Property Magazine is now one of the most widely read property and lifestyle magazines by overseas buyers. Each issue covers luxury property in a different location (including Paris, the French Alps, the Côte d’Azur and Provence) and is available to read through iTunes. The online blog is presented like an online lifestyle magazine and covers wine and culture, gastronomy, design inspiration and property tips.


If you are looking to buy a luxury property in France you can find more online resources here. To search for property in France, visit www.home-hunts.com and to speak to a Home Hunts’ consultant about your specific needs, call +33 (0)970 44 66 43.

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