France is the second favourite country for British buyers after Spain; it`s close to home, has a wide range of high-quality properties at affordable prices, plus food and lifestyle that is the envy of the world.

Our essential guide to buying a French property provides all you need to know about the current property market, where and how to buy, success stories from those who’ve recently and what to expect when buying and living in France.

Our France buying guide covers all the favourite regions, from Brittany and Normandy in the north, to Poitou-Charentes in the east, all the way down to the Languedoc in the south. For each location we focus on local attractions, the types of properties available and the costs to consider when purchasing.

This is on top of essential healthcare, pensions, education and inheritance information, and why using a A Place in the Sun Currency can help you save money on your dream property in France.