Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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Colmar and Eguisheim: France’s real-life fairytale villages

Perched high on a clifftop overlooking the meandering River Lot, the medieval village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is not only a member of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France but steeped in history, and home to 13 listed buildings. With narrow, winding streets leading down from the ruins of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie’s 13th century fort revealing beautiful medieval half-timbered houses it’s easy to see why the pretty village has been a haven for creative folk – neo-Impressionist paint Henri Martin and surrealist writer and poet André Breton among them – for many years.

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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