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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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With real life stories and expert advice, here are 9 things we discovered about life in France from Living France’s May issue

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These delicious, warm cakes from Le Cordon Bleu Chocolate Bible are surprisingly easy to make

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With real life stories and expert advice, here are 9 things we discovered about life in France from Living France’s May issue

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Enter our competition for your chance to win A Schoolmaster’s War

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If you’ve been meaning to improve your French, online course providers are offering up to six months’ free tuition during the coronavirus lockdown which will help you and your family brush up on your language skills in no time

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Do you know which French chef was born near Besançon in the east of France, or which singer was born in the city of Nantes? Take our quiz to find out in which wonderful corners of France some well-known public figures first came into the world

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