The dream of moving to France is often based on a simpler, less costly and more rewarding lifestyle, but is it really a cheaper place to live? We break down the costs for you, so you can make your move with confidence.
GUIDE TO LIVING IN FRANCE
Welcome to the FrenchEntrée guide to living in France. Here you will find all the information you need in order to make the most of your new life in France. Moving to France is a very exciting prospect, but at the same time, relocating to another country can be rather challenging.
Whether retiring to France or moving to France as a family with children, our indispensable articles will help you choose the right area of France to live in, find and buy a property, give you tips for learning French and explain how to start a business or find a job.
You can also learn about the French school system, how to take out health insurance, manage your pension income and everything else you need to know to make your move to France as stress free as possible. Then you can simply relax and make friends with your neighbours and enjoy the climate, food, wine and the laid back French lifestyle.
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