If you are thinking of buying a French farm for sale then Normandy could be a great option for you.
There are farmhouses with land for sale across the region, many of which still have potential to breed animals and yield crops.
Normandy has a good climate for farming, with the agriculture being mainly dairy but also including some fishing and apple growing.
Farms without the farming
Alternatively, for those who are less caught up by the idea of ploughing and milking cows, there are farms which can be converted into gites or bed and breakfasts.
The region is also an ideal place for the whole family to move to as its large open countryside and wildlife make it the perfect hunting ground for inquisitive youngsters.
Another popular activity is horse riding with a number of centres scattered across the region offering lessons, hacks along the coast and gymkhana.
Other Normandy delights
Also worth visit for anyone who has or is considering buying Normandy property for sale is Mont Saint Michel Bay, said to have the highest tides in Europe.
It also marks one of the largest areas of mussel and oyster farming in France, which is great for those who fancy some prime seafood at the end of a busy day’s sightseeing.