Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Is it possible or indeed practical to buy a LHD car in the UK, originally registered in Poland, and then import it to France? Are there guidelines to be followed?

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling across to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits, but there are laws and regulations to bear in mind while driving abroad.

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

Pineau is a delicious alcoholic drink which comes from the Charentes region of France. It is a fortified wine made from 3 parts grape juice and 1 part Cognac and, like many great delicacies, was discovered by mistake. Find out all about Pineau des Charentes.

Mushrooming in Monteneuf forest

If it were blowing a gale outside your French home would your first thought be to rush into the local woods to go hunting for ceps, chanterelles and pied de mouton mushrooms? Read Nicola’s account of mushroom hunting in Brittany in the middle of a storm.

There is a Christmas Craft Fair at the Café du Centre, St Mayeux on Saturday, November 27th.

Cafe du Centre, St Mayeaux, near Mur de BretagneChristmas is just around the corner so get ready and get that festive feeling at the Café du Centre, Saint Mayeux Christmas Craft Fair, from 10 ’till 6.

St Mayeux is about 5 mins north of Mur de Bretagne (see map at foot of page).

Stall holders, call 02 96 24 01 12 to reserve.

Café du Centre is a bar/cafe/takeaway, which sells English real ales and offers free wi-fi access.

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