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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 February issue of Living France, we find out what life’s like in Haute-Savoie, talk to a British couple living in Gers about their starring role in a new TV series, explore the department of Calvados in Normandy, and find out what it’s like to house sit in France

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After living in France for several years, Ian Moore finds that people are turning to him for advice but he doesn’t know the answers!

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Moving to the enchanting village of Cordes-sur-Ciel was a dream come true for Dutch couple Christianne Zeelen and Nico Thomassen. Now running a B&B in the village, they are well and truly settled in the French way of life

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With superstitions involving baguettes, pancakes, knives and cats, the French have plenty of bizarre superstitions to make you laugh! These are 18 of our favourites

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Looking for love in France? Then keep these dating rules close to your heart

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In the February issue of Living France, we find out what life’s like in Haute-Savoie, talk to a British couple living in Gers about their starring role in a new TV series, explore the department of Calvados in Normandy, and find out what it’s like to house sit in France

Read full story

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