Last updated on Jun 06, 2023
Summary: Epinal, France is a charming and picturesque city with a rich history and culture. Expats love the small-town feel of Epinal, its friendly locals, and its proximity to larger cities like Strasbourg and Nancy. The weather in Epinal is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-60s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $500 per month, while a two bedroom apartment is around $700 per month. The population of Epinal is around 25,000.
What do I need to know about living in Epinal?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Epinal, they said:
"Epinal is known for its relaxed lifestyle, making it an attractive option for retirees. To make the most of the experience, expats should familiarize themselves with the housing market, cost of living, and local culture. It is advisable to learn basic French and to research health care options in advance. There are a variety of activities and attractions in the area, from parks and museums to cafes and shopping centers. Expats should explore the city and take advantage of all it has to offer before choosing to retire there," wrote a member in Epinal, France.
"Check out nancy.OnVaSortir.com to find out about events that are planned by locals (and therefore not promoted by any public methods), and follow the city on Facebook to get updates about festivals and other happenings around town," commented one expat who made the move to Epinal.
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About the Author
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.
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