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Articles about France the French way of
and Living in the South West of France

Why Learn French is an article written by Reuben Lachmansingh, a published author from Canada,
who has taken some time off from his writing to volunteer in France and learn French in the
picturesque wine-growing region of south west France.
Why Learn French

Plaque de Feu
is an article written by Reuben Lachmansingh describing the history of the French
fireplace fireback and those found and restored at La Giraudiere. Reuben wrote this article whilst
volunteering at La Giraudiere Plaque de Feu

French motor insurance and the difference compared to the UK
by WYS Brossac
Read about how to cancel your motor insurance and how much notice you have
 to give French Motor Insurance

Can life be all wine and roses in France  by AP Brossac
Thinking of moving or relocating to France then read this article about Living In France

The Dune du Pyla  by PT Brossac
Nature can produce some awesome sights when left to its' own devises, no better example
than the Dune du Pyla
The French Health Care System by TJW Brossac
The world health Organization WHO found France to offer the best health system in the world in 2002
some say not a lot as changed read an articles submitted by an expat pensioner living in The Charente
 France titled The health service in France

What is a Gite de France
You may have had a typical gite holiday you may even own a gite but do you know how Gite De France
 came about and why well to find out more read this article titled Gites De France

French Property Purchase Procedure
Buying property in France has become very popular to non French nationals and there has been a
steady flow of migrants buying property within the south west region of France. Previously dordogne
was the popular region for foreigners and now Department of Charente has become the target of
 those seeking overseas property especially with British, Dutch and Irish purchasers arriving by
 the day. This article explains the procedure in France for purchasing a French property
The Procedure of Purchasing a French Property

The Pilgrimage Route to Compostela by G Smart Brossac
An article about the pilgrimage route and its' links with the Knights Templars churches in the south
 west region of France
The Pilgrimage route to Compostela

The Charente France
So where is the department of the Charente and why has The Charente become so popular with
foreigners looking for French property is Charente to be the new Dordogne? Did you know that
 Cognac is in the Charente. Angouleme the city without a Motorway? what is on offer in The Charente

Read an article written about Volunteering in France written by Caroline O'Brien after volunteering for
6 weeks at La GiraudiereTake Time Out To volunteer in France

The Tour de France
Read an article explaining how the tour came to be and what is its' relationship with the south west of
France and how it passed
 through the Charente in 2008 The Tour de France south-west

Aubeterre Sur Dronne
Once voted plus belle village de France is well worth a visit, Aubeterre is situated on the river Dronne
and its full title is Aubeterre Sur Dronne. Famous for its Monolithic church Aubeterre is in the Charente
nearing the border with the Dordogne.
Aubeterre Sur Dronne and The Monolithic Church

Located in the south west of France, Bordeaux is a port city with more than a million inhabitants. It is
 a beautiful city filled with history and wonderful architecture. The area outside of the city is famous
for its wine. Many tourists come to Bordeaux each year because of the many different places in the area
 they can visit. Here are a few of the best places to visit.  Thing to see and do in Bordeaux

A Unique French Experience
While some projects and programs claim to provide an opportunity to become immersed in the host
country’s  language and culture, most lack the unique French experience that La Giraudiere provides.
Read the words from two testimonials about their stay at LG visit  A Unique French Experience

The Aquitaine Region of France
The south west region of France is also known as the region of Aquitaine this article gives information
 on Bordeaux, Biarritz  and Archachon
Acquitaine France

Eiffel Tower Paris
Where it feels as though the skies above Paris can be touched. Many of our foreign visitors arrive
via Paris and of course stay there a day or two and a very popular attraction of Paris is the Eifflel Tower 

Volunteering in France
An article about volunteering at La Giraudiere France from Dr DJ Rohling an volunteer from the USA who volunteered in August 2012,  "It is exactly what I was looking for! I am  thrilled to have discovered it
and experienced it! Getting out of my office was just what the doctor ordered!"
Read more by visiting
An American volunteering in France

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You can now have your own page upon lagiraudiere website simply by writing an article and sending
 us it together with two photographs that relate to the article. La Giraudiere, with the help of it's interns
 and volunteers, is  becoming a place of learning where people can learn about France, the French language,
its history and the French way of life. For further info on Submitting your Article

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