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The Best Places To Buy A Second Home In France

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Imagine the next time you arrive in your favourite region of France, instead of heading to a hotel room; you’re off to your very own holiday home. There’s no nicer way to spend your time abroad than in your second home. There’s something a lot more welcoming and relaxing about staying in a holiday home that’s yours, rather than renting a hotel room.

If you’ve always dreamt of owning a second home in France, now could be the perfect time to buy. Compared to other areas of Europe, property in France can be a lot more affordable. The only question is, what are the best areas to buy in?


A beautiful resort town, situated on The French Riviera, Cannes, is the perfect place to buy a second home. It’s lovely and warm, thanks to the fact it’s situated in the South of France and is home to some of the region’s most beautiful beaches. It’s also home to the world’s most famous film festival, Cannes Film Festival. Imagine the rental potential for during the film festival, or better yet, imagine attending. If the idea of buying in Cannes appeals to you, check out and have a browse. The more you know about the region before you buy, the better.

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It might not be as warm as the South of France, but Brittany is the ideal place for investing in a holiday home. Thanks to its good transport links, Brittany is easily accessible from various areas. Making it a prime location for buying a second home. Thanks to its cute little market towns, sandy beaches, and an array of outdoor activities, Brittany is the perfect place for a second home. Best of all, should you want to make an extra income from it, there is plenty of potential here. To learn more about this region, check out 


Is winemaking one of your interests? If so, Languedoc-Roussillon, often known as Languedoc, could be the ideal location for a second home. Situated close to the French-Spanish border, Languedoc is a coastal area in the South of the country. It’s lovely and warm but a lot cheaper than Cannes, due to it being less popular with tourists. Think cute cobbled streets, boutique shops, and pretty little taverns, as well as lots of sandy beaches close by. For a vacation, what area could be better than this?

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Another area in the South of France, Provence is a region that is very popular with tourists. It’s lovely and warm, is famed for its beautiful fields of lavender, and offers lots of towns and villages to explore. While some areas are incredibly expensive to buy in, there are others that are a lot more affordable. It’s just a case of working out which areas are most affordable and choosing to view property in them. To find the best areas to buy in, take the time to do your research.

Having a second home to go to instead of a hotel, makes any vacation twice as enjoyable. Take your time choosing the perfect area to buy in, and then start house hunting.


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