Archive for the ‘Location’ Category

More good news – Ryanair announce new flights

On the back of recent good news about new routes and major redevelopment at Carcassonne airport come news that as from March 2012, a major new route will be inaugurated. The new route from Bournemouth will open up the region to a whole host of new holiday makers and property seekers, which is great news […]

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Carcassonne Airport to undergo major revamp

Known by many for it’s charm and friendliness, ease of use and lack of “shopping opportunities”, Carcassonne Airport is about to get a big facelift over the coming years. An investment of some €55 million, funded by the Regional Council of Languedoc-Roussillon,  Conseil Général of Aude and the town councils of Narbonne and Carcassonne, will see a […]

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Living in France cheaper than than the UK

Hot on the heels of my last post comes this latest report which has compared many prices between essentials in France and the UK. You can read the report here .. yet more ammunition for your decision!

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Great news for Aude, Herault

This months edition of French Property News contains some great features and articles on our region, but one snippet of news was very interesting.. According to Leggett’s partner Rightmove Overseas, searches for properties in the Languedoc are at a very high level at the moment, with searches in Aude up 52%, and searches in the […]

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Dom Pèrignon, you say?

By Anna Sirinides, Agent Commerciale, Leggett Immobillier The next time you raise up a glass of champagne and feel the urge to toast Dom Perignon for discovering the method of making this fabulous drink, please try to control yourself. The first mention of “sparkling”  wine dates back to 1531 in Limoux.  It was the monks […]

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Our Daily Bread “A la Francaise”

Anna Sirinides, Agent Commerciale writes… Ah ! Carcassonne.  The mere mention of the city conjures visions of the medieval fortified castle, now simply known as « La Cité ».   Its turrets, towers and its fortified walls hide a small community that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and France’s second most visited destination with over 3 million […]

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Filming due to start on new Labyrinth movie

Popular Carcassonne-based  authoress Kate Mosse will see her best selling  novel hit the silver screen next year. Set in the ancient land of the Cathars and also in modern times, it is an adventure story of passion and conspiracy. Casting is currently underway for the hoards of extras in Carcassonne, although most of the filming […]

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New flights announced into Beziers by Ryanair

Following my blog post earlier about the new Ryanair Manchester hub and planned flights to Bezier, the new schedule is due to commence on 1st April 2012, with flights twice a week. Added to the long established Ryanair link into Carcassonne, this will make our region a great holiday destination for my fellow North Westerners.

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