French summers are unique, businesses close and people flock to the beaches here is a list of 26 things that make France unique in the summer. Businesses, bakeries and even doctor’s offices are often closed the month of August. The heat can be unbearable at times. People however, do get out for barbecues and wine is cheaper. Parks and vacation destinations become very popular. Despite the changing population and heat, it’s still a great destination for summer travels.
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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