By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Feb 10, 2022
Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Orleans, France: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.
What do I need to know about living in Orleans?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Orleans, they said:
"If he has a family it is a good place to live. If he or she is single, I can't advise them since I don't know the single scene here. There is a big university here so they may be able to connect with the students there but I don't know anything about the clubs or other diversions for single people,"
remarked another expat who made the move to Orleans.
How do I meet people in Orleans?
Join our France forum to meet other people living in Orleans, France.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Orleans.
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