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Property in Mende - A Guide to Mende

The property in Mende is a mixture of medieval townhouse with thick walls to keep the summer heat out and winter warmth in, and a selection of rural houses with wonderful gardens and views.

Mende is set within the Lozere department of the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. It has a population of around 13,000 people and is about 732m above sea level.

The town itself is small but there is plenty to see and plenty to do. Shopping wise you have the usual choice of supermarkets but there are a surprising number of specialist food shops selling a great range of cheeses, wines and other local produce.

Getting around the town is fairly simple and a 1€ bus ticket will carry you from one side of the town to the other.

There is a cinema that occasionally shows films in English (or their original version!), if you go to the cinema these films are marked with a VO and will have French subtitles.

Apart from seeing the Cathedral which dates back to 1368 and visiting the Notre Dame bridge you can easily find information on a whole range of activities such as; fishing, mountain biking, tennis and swimming. (There is an indoor and outdoor pool).

If you own a holiday house in Mende or are staying in a holiday home and have kids then head for park Le Vallon du Villaret which is about 20 minutes outside the town. Here you will find a natural playground set within a forest.

You can get to Mend by flying into one of three airports. Rodez (112kms) is the closest airport to Mende but only receives flights from London Stansted. Montpellier is 173 kms away and Nimes is 147 kms away. Once in France there are bus and train routes into Mende.

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Mende is not as accessible as many other parts of the Languedoc Roussillon area and because of this, prices have remained lower.

If you are looking for a property on a budget then property here good is ideal. If you are looking for somewhere to spend quick weekend breaks then the properties in Mende may not be the answer.

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