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Moving to France

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jun 10, 2024

Summary: Many expats and digital nomads move to France for its rich culture, beautiful scenery, and excellent quality of life. Additionally, France is known for its excellent healthcare system, strong economy, and vibrant cities. People looking for a place to live in France can search online for rental properties, or contact a real estate agent for assistance. The most popular cities for expats and digital nomads in France are Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, and Nice.

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French Riviera House Hunting - FRH
French Riviera House Hunting - FRH
French Riviera House Hunting - FRH

What do I need to know before moving to France?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to France, they said:

"So many beautiful areas in France - so many people spend months finding a house - stick to one area and search," commented one expat who made the move to Eymet.

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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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