Home France Forum France Guide Moving to France Real Estate Healthcare in France
France
Resources
City Guides
Cigna International Health Insurance
JoinSign In
AGS Worldwide Movers

Epinal >

An Expat Talks about Living in Epinal, France

Jul 12, 2017


An expat shares what it's like to live in the small town of Epinal, France.

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Epinal

How long have you lived there?

4 months

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Epinal in Transition, Epinal CouchSurfing, English in Epinal (Facebook group).

Expats living in France interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA.

In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

As a small town with few expats & international visitors, there is not an overtly diverse culture, but there are various religious institutions, celebrations of other culture (like "American Night" in the summer), and an organization called "EST Solidarite" dedicated to solidarity with foreigners.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Wood, art, typical small-town businesses (bakers, restaurants, clothing & home goods stores). Several employment agencies provide plenty of opportunities to learn about jobs.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Work, socializing, sports, festivals & community celebrations in centre-ville. Lots of opportunities to be active with a climbing gym, sports halls, dance classes, martial arts clubs, etc.

Moving to France

Moving to France soon? AGS Worldwide Movers is a leader in the international moving industry. Their experience and expertise allows them to guarantee their clients the best quality moving services. Get a moving quote today.

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Check out nancy.OnVaSortir.com to find out about events that are planned by locals (and therefore not promoted by any public methods), and follow the city on Facebook to get updates about festivals and other happenings around town.

Read Next

Culture-Shock-in-MontpellierAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Montpellier, France

This Expat Culture-Shock Report provides a brief glimpse of what it was like for a Brit to hop the Channel and move to Montpellier, France.

Living-in-LyonAn Expat Discusses Living in Lyon, France

A Polish expat in Lyon, France talks about expat life in this beautiful, historic city. She appreciates how locals love their city, their food -- and truly enjoy life. She also appreciates how family oriented it is in Lyon!

Healthcare in France

Expats often ask if health insurance is free in France or if you need health insurance to go to France. Here is basic information about the French healthcare system.

Expats in France: 10 Tips For Living in Paris

Expats in Paris live in the fabled City of Lights, but what do you need to know to actually get there and establish yourself? Here are a few basic steps to help get the ball rolling. Includes information about visas, health care, where to live and more!

Cigna International Health Insurance

Write a Comment about this Expat Report

Sign In to post a comment.
Expatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in France from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

Culture-Shock-in-MontpellierAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Montpellier, France

This Expat Culture-Shock Report provides a brief glimpse of what it was like for a Brit to hop the Channel and move to Montpellier, France.

This Expat Culture-Shock Report provides a brief glimpse of what it was like for a Brit to hop the Channel and move to Montpellier, France....

Living-in-MoulinsAn Expat Discusses Living in Moulins, France

This is France as you see it in black and white movies, it's like going back in time fifty years ago, sales people in stores always take the time to chat with you, the pace is not hurried, everybody takes a 2 hours lunch break. Serene, peaceful, beautiful, no tourists, not on the map, I love it.

This is France as you see it in black and white movies, it's like going back in time fifty years ago, sales people in stores always take the time to chat with you, the pace is not hurried, everybody t...

Healthcare in France

Expats often ask if health insurance is free in France or if you need health insurance to go to France. Here is basic information about the French healthcare system.

Expats often ask if health insurance is free in France or if you need health insurance to go to France. Here is basic information about the French healthcare system....

Expats in France: 10 Tips For Living in Paris

Expats in Paris live in the fabled City of Lights, but what do you need to know to actually get there and establish yourself? Here are a few basic steps to help get the ball rolling. Includes information about visas, health care, where to live and more!

Expats in Paris live in the fabled City of Lights, but what do you need to know to actually get there and establish yourself? Here are a few basic steps to help get the ball rolling. Includes inform...

12 Expats Talks About What It's Like Moving to France

Expats in France discuss the challenges and adventures of moving to France. From the high cost of living in France to what to bring when you move (and what to leave behind).
Expats in France discuss the challenges and adventures of moving to France. From the high cost of living in France to what to bring when you move (and what to leave behind). ...

France Guide
Other Links
Our Story Our Team Contact Us Submit an Article Advertising Travel Warnings

Copyright 1997-2019 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal