Its important to visit the part of France where you want to buy your property in all seasons. Don't rush to buy, without considering heating, insulation, as Summer, Sun are not guaranteed year round!
Take advantage of the great variety of travel options, to get to know France. Speak to others in the French region you are interested in. SNCF has fast TGV rail service. Airport carriers include BA, Airfrance, KLM, as well as Ryanair, Easyjet. Ferries service the Channel and Mediterranean Ports. Alternative travel abounds from the Bicycle to Canals (boat rentals)