New Lockdown declared in France as of Friday 30th October

We are now in a new lockdown period in France.

If this means you can no longer come and visit properties with us in person, you can rest assured that we are continuing to work for you. We are doing the following:

  • Updating and adding new properties on our website
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  • Accompanying you on live virtual tours
  • Taking on new sales mandates
  • Carrying out virtual signing using an e-signing facility for all legal documents.

The buying process will continue for all the ongoing sales as notaires, banks, administrations and France Property Angels continue to work.

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Costieres and Camargue Gardoise

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South of Nimes, in Languedoc Roussillon, stretching from East to West (from Beaucaire, to Vauvert) lies the Costieres, a low plateau separating the plain from the swampy Camargue area. The vegetation of the Costieres is made of garrigues (low, soft-leaved scrubland vegetation typical of the Mediterranean region) and vineyards. Along the Costieres you will come across a few villages and small towns such as Vauvert, Beauvoisin and Generac.

Further South, the Costieres give way to the Camargue Gardoise (sometimes also called Petite Camargue), a magical place between land and sea. These 40 000 hectares of lakes, marshes and low-lying land are home to colourful fauna, flora and traditions. The black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos are the emblems of this area.


A few villages and small towns dot the area such as the former pilgrim stop of St-Gilles (and its magnificent abbey-church), Saint-Laurent d’Aigouze and Le Cailar. Here it’s not all about folklore but about genuine local traditions, which play a big part in the life of the villages.

White Camargue horses Black Camargue bulls

Thirty five kilometres South of Nimes, set amidst the flat swampy land, sits Aigues-Mortes with its perfectly intact rectangular walls rising out of the plain like a storybook image of a medieval town.

Tour Carboniere Canal with Aigues-Mortes in the distance

Then along the coast you will find Le Grau-du-Roi (once a humble fishing town, now a summer resort), Port-Camargue  (a modern adjunct to Le Grau with its purpose-built yachting complex) and the beaches. The Espiguette beach is the most wild and beautiful one in the Gard with its fabulous stretch of unspoilt dunes that gently end in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. 

Mediterranean Sea

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Thirty five kilometres south of Nimes, set amidst the flat swampy land, sits Aigues-Mortes with its perfectly intact rectangular walls rising out of the plain like a storybook image of a medieval town. Originally intended to be France’s principal Mediterranean port, Aigues-Mortes was s...

The small town of Saint-Gilles, situated in Languedoc Roussillon a few kilometres South of Nimes, is one of the gateways to the vast and swampy Petite Camargue area, which surrounds it on the eastern and southern sides.

Vauvert is a small town of the Costieres area with a population of 11000. North, it faces towards the “Plain de la Vistrenque” and all the major lines of communication. And as soon as you leave Vauvert by the South, you are immersed in the landscape o

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