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Moving to Strasbourg, France

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jul 08, 2023

Summary: Expats move to Strasbourg, France for its rich cultural heritage, its vibrant nightlife, its excellent educational opportunities, and its convenient location at the heart of Europe. Strasbourg is also known for its beautiful architecture, its picturesque canals, and its many parks and gardens. Additionally, the city offers a high quality of life, with a low cost of living and a wide range of amenities. With its diverse population, Strasbourg is a great place for expats to make a home.

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What do I need to know before moving to Strasbourg?

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

"1. Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region in France and is close to the German border. 2. The city's main language is French but there are a large number of German speakers in the region as well as several other languages. 3. Strasbourg is an important economic and political center, and is home to several European institutions. 4. Strasbourg is well connected with the rest of Europe by freeway, train, and air. 5. The cost of living in Strasbourg can be high, so it is important to budget correctly when making the move. 6. Strasbourg offers a wide range of cultural activities, from music and theatre to museums, galleries and festivals. 7. The climate in Strasbourg is mainly temperate, with warm summers and cold winters. 8. Strasbourg is a great place to experience traditional French cuisine, with a wide variety of restaurants, bistros and cafes. 9. The city has a good public transportation system, which includes trams, buses and bikes. 10. There are plenty of activities to pursue in Strasbourg, including outdoor activities such as cycling and hiking, as well as shopping and nightlife," commented one expat who made the move to Strasbourg, 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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