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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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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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Latest articles from Living France

Sharon and Andrew moved to the village of Corrèze in 2017 and have been enjoying the slow lifestyle while renovating their house into a gîte and chambre d’hôtes

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While the Tour de France is delayed this year, cycling culture is expanding in France as the French government works to encourage bike use for everyday journeys

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Mick and Carole Williams live in the coastal city of La Rochelle, just across the water from their holiday let in Sainte-Marie-de-Ré, one of the oldest villages on the idyllic Île de Ré

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When moving to France, discovering what is happening on both a local and national level can be key to settling in and will also help improve your French

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Life in the vineyards of Aude is a dream come true for Leicestershire-born Katie Jones who now successfully exports her wines back to the UK

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