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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

Test your French in our summer themed language quiz

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Dick and Angel Strawbridge are back on our screens with a new DIY series tackling dream projects at their château in France and offering advice to others

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Conversations with the regular deliverymen is a highlight of life in France’s small rural communes, explains Janine Marsh

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One of France’s favourite brands is now available to buy at Marks and Spencer

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What should you look for to find a reliable plumber in France? Pete O’Grady discusses checking artisan credentials

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