Expat Interviews

In this section we interview expats living in France who give useful tips and insight about moving to France what it's like to be an expat in France. Tell us your story by filling in our interview form.

Living in La Rochelle

CharleyCharley had been coming to France on family holidays for many years, she now lives near La Rochelle in western France and works as PA.

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Living in Brittany

finistereMarion Gibbins moved to France 21 years ago and lives with her husband in the Finistere region of Brittany.

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Walking in the Rhone Alps

Rhone AlpsWilliam Armstrong moved to France with his family in 2003 and now runs his own business specialising in guided walking holidays.

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A B&B in Ariege

FoixKim and Mike Grayson moved to France in 2002 and after months of renovating opened a B&B in Foix in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

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Living in Rural Charente

SunflowersAfter visiting the South of France in the 1960's Richard vowed to return one day and now lives in rural Charente.

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A Hotelier in Normandy

Maison du VertDebbie and Daniel Armitage moved to France in 2000. They run Maison du Vert, a vegetarian hotel and restaurant in Normandy.

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A Writer in the Charente Maritime

Charente MaritimeCatherine Broughton moved to France with her family in 1989, she lives in the Charente Maritime where she now works as an author.

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Life in Pornic in the Loire Atlantique

Pornic in the Loire AtlantiqueSylvia Edwards has been living in France since 2006, she lives near the Pornic near the rocky coastline of the Loire Atlantique.

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Living in Deux Sevres

poitou charentesSue Newell bought a holiday home in France in 2006 and then decided to move over permanently, she now has her own business running painted furniture workshops.

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Living in Carcassonne

Chateau ComtalLouise Elsom moved to France with her Mum four years ago and lives near Carcassonne in the Languedoc region.

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Life in Lot-et-Garonne

AquitaineLaraine moved to France looking for a new adventure and has been living here for 6 years, she lives in Lot-et-Garonne, in the Aquitaine region of South West France.

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