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Berlin, Germany

Retire in Germany

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: What is it like to retire in Germany? Retirees share their experiences living in Germany.

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What is it like to retire in Germany?

"Where we live in the Eifell, the expats do not meet up and keep themselves to themselves. Maybe in a larger town, where I used to work, i.e. Frankfurt am Main, there is a busy expat community," said a retiree who moved to Eifel , Germany.

"Life for a retiree in Germany and especially in my surroundings is unlimited as far as all of the above. There is a large expat community, limitless cultural attractions, recreation and nightlife, plus living in a beautiful country high environmental standards and health," said another retiree in Friedrichsdorf.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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