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 Normandy

Basse NormandieFed up with the daily commute Judy and Russ moved to the Normandy region of France in 2002.

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Life in the Dordogne

Dordogne, Aquitaine Sandra and John moved to a small village in the Dordogne in 2004 after taking early retirement...

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Running a Chambre d'Hote in the Limousin

Petite FontaineLynn and Jonathan moved to France after their children had left university, in search of new adventure they opened up a cafe bar and Chambre d'hote in the Limousin region of France.

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Living and Working in Perpignan

PerpignanSuzanne moved to France 8 years ago and now lives in the Languedoc region close to the Spanish border, she now runs her own business helping others to find and purchase property in the South of France...

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Winemaking in Gascony

Domaine de Lauroux Karen and Nicholas moved to Gascony in Southwest France with their children in 2004, after falling in love with a 38 hectare vineyard they became winemakers. Their wines are now sold...

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From Ireland to Brittany

Living in BrittanyJoe and her husband moved to France from Ireland and now run a successful tree surgery business in Brittany...

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Living in Provence

Living in ProvenceRC has lived in the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region of France since September 2004 and tells us why it is the best place to live!

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Living in the Limousin

Living in CreuseLinda tells us her story of living in rural Creuse in the Limousin region of France including waking up to find one and half metres of snow had fallen overnight!

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A house in the Dordogne

A house in the DordogneBorn in Oxford, Sandra moved to the Aquitaine region of France with her husband in 2004 after being diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer.

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From Turkey to the Languedoc

Living in the Gard regionAfter living in Turkey for a few years Ann and her husband decided to move to the Gard in the Languedoc region of France.

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A Vineyard and Gite in the Dordogne

VillefrancheRobin and his family moved to France 3 years ago to start a new life and business running a vineyard and gite in the Dordogne, they share their story of living and working in France...

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