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Moving to France

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Moving to France: Expats, retirees and digital nomads talk about everything you need to know before moving to France.

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What do I need to know before moving to France?

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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Learn what members have to say about living in France.

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Talk with other digital nomads and expats in France on our France forum - meet people, get advice and help others.

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An index of all of our site's France information.

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Help others in France by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in France.

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Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in France.

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France GuideFrance Guide
Learn what members have to say about living in France.

France Forum France Forum
Talk with other digital nomads and expats in France on our France forum - meet people, get advice and help others.

France Index France Index
An index of all of our site's France information.

Contribute to France Network Contribute
Help others in France by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in France.

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Expats in France offer advice about healthcare, hospital visits, emergency rooms visits, finding a doctor and buying health insurance in France.

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Expats in France offer advice about healthcare in France.

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Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in France.

Guide to Real Estate in FranceGuide to Real Estate in France

Advice for people renting and buying real estate in France.

Pros Cons of Living in FrancePros & Cons of Living in France

Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what digital nomads & expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in France.

Cost of Living in FranceCost of Living in France

Digital Nomads & Expats offer insight into the cost of living in France.

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If you're living in Paris and in search of a place to dine on Thanksgiving, we have several suggestions. If you're cooking Thanksgiving dinner, find out where you can order a turkey.

5-Affordable-Places-to-Retire-in-France5 Affordable Places to Retire in France

The word affordable and France don't normally end up in the same sentence, but it's all relative and more affordable villages and cities do exist! They are often some of the most charming places to retire in France. Here are 5 affordable places to retire in France plus advice on how to find others.

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