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Welcome to Living France, the essential guide for anyone who dreams of a new life in France. All you need to know about buying a property, moving to France and either starting a successful business or enjoying a peaceful retirement can be found here.

Be inspired by our real-life stories of people who’ve already made the move across the Channel, alongside invaluable practical advice on everything from legal and financial issues to property and renovation.

We focus on the very best locations in which to start your new life, with tips from expats living in France and advice from the professionals. Add to that the very best of French food, wine and interiors, not to mention help with language learning, and you have the perfect companion to help you find the life of which you’ve always dreamed. À bientôt!

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In the April issue of Living France, we find out what it’s like to live in Lozère, discover a new side of Paris from an American expat, reveal the best places to live and work in France and meet the owners of a maison de maître in south-west France

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Latest articles from Living France

Life in France has turned out to be very different to how she thought it might be, but for mum-of-five, Gillian Harvey, living in this rural heartland couldn’t be better

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Ratatouille recipe

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Packed with vegetables, ratatouille is the perfect French dish for summer. Try this recipe for a simple and delicious lunch or dinner

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How to choose a mutuelle

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Finding the right mutuelle (top-up health insurance) in France can be enough to make you feel ill. But considering these points will help you make the right choice

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Stars of the Channel 4 series, A New Life in the Sun, Lyndsay and Richard Watterson, took a break from their filming schedule to reveal how setting up a gîte business in France made them stars of the screen...

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In the April issue of Living France, we find out what it’s like to live in Lozère, discover a new side of Paris from an American expat, reveal the best places to live and work in France and meet the owners of a maison de maître in south-west France

Read full story

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