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PAYS-DE-LA LOIRE – and its incredible beaches …

Pays-de-la-Loire is one of the largest regions – stretching from the incredible beaches of Vendée and the Loire-Atlantique, through some of the finest vineyards and châteaux in France, to world famous towns like Le Mans. Again you’ll find quite a difference in house prices here/ As a rough rule of thumb you’ll pay a premium […]

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VENDÉE: The 2016 Vendée Globe has been launched …

Vendée Globe: the world famous single-handed, round-the-world sailing race from Les Sables d’Olonne. The race was founded by Philippe Jeantot in 1989 and since 1992 has taken place every four years. The 2016–2017 edition is planned to start on Sunday, 6 November 2016. As the only single-handed non-stop round-the-world race (in contrast to the VELUX 5 […]

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VENDÉE – the best decision we ever made …

Welcome to the Vendée. I have lived here for over 10 years now and can honestly say it was the best decision my family and I ever made. We have found no problem making friends and settling into the French way of life. The Vendèe is steeped in history. There are many ancient monuments, churches, windmills, […]

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VENDÉE – Property appeals to international buyers …

The Vendée has always held great appeal for international property buyers and with mortgage rates at their lowest levels since the second world war this demand is likely to remain steady through 2013. This is an area that boasts some of the most beautiful coastline in western France as well as playing host to four […]

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LE MANS – the town and its famous 24 hr race venue …

Le Mans is a jewel with many facets: an ancient pre-Roman centre and the largest medieval centre in Europe to a modern vibrant city which has hosted the famous Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race since 1923. Visitors are often amazed to pass below almost complete, decorated Roman city walls, past the medieval cathedral, through a modern city […]

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Vendee Globe sets sail on Saturday 10th November

The famous Vendee Globe challenge sets off from Les Sables d’Olonne on Saturday 10th November so why not put the date in your diary and come along and give the yachts and crews a rousing send off. If you have never heard of it the Vendee Globe is a round-the-world, single handed challenge, sailed non […]

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Deep Purple coming to Nantes on 12th November

The Zenith stadium in Nantes plays hosts to rock stars from all over the world.  Earlier this year the Bruno Mars concert attracted rave reviews from young and old and this November it plays hosts to the legendary Deep Purple.  We’re sure that clients and friends of Leggett’s in the Pays de la Loire must surely include some ageing rockers. […]

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