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Covid complications causing concerns

Martin and Nadine haven’t been to France since January, and Covid complications certainly are an issue and a constant worry. It seems sorting out a ferry crossing isn’t the only hurdle. Is it better to go or to cancel?

Requirements for driving in France – Breath Test Kits

On 1st July 2012, a law was introduced in France: all drivers had to carry a breath test kit in their car. Find out why and if or how that law was implemented. Read more about the driving requirements in France.

Kouign-amann vs Lardy cake

Kouign-amann is a beautiful, buttery, traditional Breton cake. During the current lockdown, unable to travel to Brittany, we have found an alternative: the British lardy cake. Read on.

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?

French school holidays 2011If you run a gite in France, you might be interested to know the French school holidays. Here they are:

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

Winter/hiver

26/02/11-13/03/11

19/02/11-06/03/11

12/02/11-27/02/11

Spring (Easter)/Pâques

23/4/11-08/05/11

16/4/11-01/05/11

09/4/11-25/04/11

Summer/ été

02/7/11-05/09/11

02/7/11-05/09/11

02/7/11-05/09/11

Autumn (Toussaint)

22/10/11-02/11/11

22/10/11-02/11/11

22/10/11-02/11/11

Christmas/No

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