August 2021

Taking your dog with you to your French gite

Our dogs are more than just pets, they are more part of the family. That means they will very likely want to come with you when you’re working on your gite or while you’re preparing it for guests. But how easy is it to travel to France with your dog? France is a dog-friendly country with many areas outside of Paris welcoming dogs just as much as humans. You do have to be aware of certain...

Top tips for protecting your French gite from wildfires

Whatever your opinion on global warming, the fact we are having stranger, more extreme weather than ever before is not in doubt. France, parts of Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey have all experienced some strange weather over the past few years, including wildfires. It’s that last that we’re discussing today. Wildfires. There are areas of France more susceptible to others but with the way the...

5 tips for setting up your French gite for guests

Now travel is opening up again, more people than ever are looking to invest in France and in French gites. We’re all tired of staying at home and overpaying for cheap hotels and mediocre food and France offers a short journey to lovely way of life. Who wouldn’t want that? We are seeing a steady increase in enquiries for gites for sale and we think that will continue throughout 2021/22. If...

Connecting your French gite to broadband

If you own a gite in France and want to attract a high occupancy, you need to offer the services guests demand. One service is broadband. Once seen as a luxury, it’s now seen as essential as electricity or running water. But how can you connect a gite to broadband? How does it all work? Connecting to broadband in France Not all that long ago, getting an internet connection in France was a...

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