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Nice - The Capital of European Carnival

Owners of holiday homes in Nice will flock to their Riviera boltholes this February to take part in one of France’s most spectacular and colourful street festivals.

For an easily-accessible holiday home which combines a bustling and cosmopolitan city with a vast expanse of beach, buying a property in Nice is hard to beat. The capital of the Riviera, which has been home to reams of writers and artists, is widely considered to be one of the world’s top cultural hotspots.

Beat the January blues: Where to buy a bolthole in the sunshine

While anyone in search of Caribbean heat or Indian Ocean white sand beaches will have to travel further afield, for those looking to buy somewhere easily accessible that is sunnier and warmer than the UK in midwinter, here are the best bets

Courchevel Ski Guide – The Best Courchevel Ski Areas for Beginners

Courchevel, the glittering, world famous ski resort widely known for its exceptional setting, luxury accommodation and upscale boutiques, however, is Courchevel good for beginners?

How to spend the perfect 24 hours in Lucca

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you had a property of your own in Tuscany? Here are just some of the ways you might spend your day in and around the walled city of Lucca, courtesy of the Winkworth Italy property experts.

Bon France property news for great British buyers

The Times reports that Brexit-related uncertainty has caused the number of British buyers purchasing permanent homes in France to rise, and the number of second property buyers to fall. So, do the Winkworth International property experts agree? Well, yes and no.

How to spend 24 blissful hours in Carvoeiro

A day in Carvoeiro is packed with possibility. This central Algarve resort has been top of the list for international buyers seeking affordable holiday homes for over 40 years. Here are some great ways to spend your day, courtesy of our Portugal property experts.

Property news from Provence – hard working holiday lets

We recently came across this magnificent Provencal holiday let in The Telegraph. We thought the rental yield for a seven night all inclusive stay was pretty impressive too. The sight of a restored French period property paying its way certainly makes a refreshing change to the worst-case-scenarios currently being aired on British TV’s Escape to the Château DIY.

Buy-to-let a Cote D’Azur holiday home

Last year, the French Riviera witnessed the highest property valuation in history – a staggering €350 million for a Cap Ferrat mansion. Thankfully it’s still possible to pay much less for beautiful Côte D'Azur homes like this one in Saint- Paul-de-Vence.

Cyprus property roundup – all you need to know in 2018

International buyers are showing a renewed faith in Cyprus property, according to Property Wire, the global real estate news site. So why should you join them in choosing Cyprus for your 2018 property purchase?

Algarve property roundup - exciting reasons to buy

Are you considering buying a luxury Algarve villa like this in 2018? If the answer is yes, you’ll be pleased to know there’s every reason to do so.