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Top 10 French lifestyle blogs and websites

February 18, 2011 10:19 am
posted by Rebecca

Besotted by France and French Culture?  Perhaps not as much as these wonderfully France-centric sites. Here, we’ve pulled together our top Francophile blogs and websites for your enjoyment.


The ultimate orgy of all things ‘France’, if you’ve ever been tempted to ‘Frenchify your life’,  you could do worse than to start right here.  Francophila also offers a community where you can connect with other France fans.

French Music blog

A lovingly put-together site for English speaking French music fans – blogger Celeste proclaims that her love of French music truly began when she heard Les Nubians’ song “Makeda” when it came out on American radio in 1998.

Films de France

Films de France is one of the best online resources for finding DVDs of classic French movies. Whether it’s Films D’Amour, La Nouvelle Vague or 1930s productions from the golden age of French cinema, there’s plenty of opportunity to indulge your passion for Francophile flicks.

Garance Doré

Chic French fashion illustrator Garance Doré blogs about style, fashion and provides a unique insight into her life as a fashion insider. Luckily for us, there’s an English language version of her blog too.

La Tartine Gourmande

La Tartine Gourmande is a fantastic source for delicious recipes as well as a feast for the eyes. Traveller, food stylist, photographer and writer Béa takes us on an exciting journey of cerises, pommes and plenty of choclolat!

La Fourchette

La Fourchette S’est Emballée is bought to us by Leslie Ray from the lavender fields of Provence, South of France. Fork in hand, Leslie guides us through her world of fabulous recipes, classical music and images from her quaint surroundings.

French Essence

Australian writer Vicki Archer divides her time between London and Saint Rémy de Provence in southern France where she lives on an olive farm. Her published works which focus on her idyllic lifestyle and impeccable taste include, MY FRENCH LIFE and FRENCH ESSENCE.

Normandy Life

Blogger Maggie moved to Normandy 14 years ago to renovate a part 16th, part 18th century Presbytere. Her beautiful photography, and interior design led musings make for a very aesthetically pleasing blog.

Nicer in Nice

Nicer in Nice is described by blogger Vics as the “Everyday adventures of an English girl living in South of France.”  Very entertaining they are too – oh, and she loves musicals.

A Bitch About Brittany

A blog for all you city folk wondering what a switch to country life entails. Replacing high heels with clogs, the glamorous and effervescent ex Londoner Gillian O’Donovan gives us an insight into her life in rural Brittany which she shares with a cast of many two and four-legged friends.

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