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Welcome to the InterNations Expats Forum for France!

Bonjour, and a warm welcome to the InterNations France expats forum! As a current or soon-to-be expat in Paris, or any other of the French expat hotspots like Lyon, you will doubtlessly have numerous questions about expat life. Become a member of our InterNations community in France and find reliable tips on the successive stages of the relocation process. No matter if you’re enquiring about visa or immigration documents at the French embassy, looking for expat housing in Nice, or would like to see the French attractions, like Brittany's rocky Atlantic coastline – who knows more about such things than other expats? Our expat forums for France can connect you with local expat circles.

Latest Posts in France Expat Forum

 France Expat Q&A

Re: Gym/Fitness in Lyon

Hello Frederique, I went to Wellness Sport in rue Vendome. It is clean, modern, has cross-fit and B...

Re: Living in Fontainebleau area?

Many more English speakers in Fontainebleau than in Melun or Le Mee. I lived in Melun for two years...

Help! Renting teleconferencing facilities here?

Dear all, This is a bit of an urgent request. I need to rent a room with teleconferencing facil...

 France Town Talk

Re: Jazz

Hi everyone, Tomorrow at La soupe aux choux 21 h Charley Stomp New orleans jazz. Could be fanny....

Re: PULLMAN Friuay

thank you Bernadette :-) see you

Indian music concert in Paris: 10 th May

Namaste!! Here is the news who likes India/ Indian music Concert: Bhajan by Pandit Shivkumar with...

 France Expat Housing

1450/month Near rue Cler Paris 7eme (avail June 1)

Paris 7eme (metro La Tour Maubourg) Gorgeous 35m2 1 bedroom furnished apartment available June 1st...

Re: Big room in a furnished flat of 55m to share

Hi Younes, I am from the U.S. (female) and came to Paris to work as a nutritionist. I am current...

Appartement F2 meublé Levallois/Cosy flat to rent

Please see for details: http://www.leboncoin.fr/locations/651631495.htm. EUR 1.000/month Minimum...

 France Expat Jobs

Re: Au pair/babysitting

Hi Claire, I know of a family looking for a full-time au pair for two young children starting in...

Job offer for Dutch (marketing assistent)

Hello, are you Dutch, living in Lyon and looking for a job? PART-TIME job in France (DUTCH) Ma...

Re: Mecanic Engineer and Esl teacher

Hi Ahmed, I would love to :) Take care! Emma

 France Expat Marketplace

Re: Argentinian pesos to sell

Hi, I just saw your post - I will be going to Buenos Aires in July and may be interested in buying...


PC TOSHIBA SATELLITE C870D. NEW. Original box. Black. English keyboard: QUERTY. Windows 8 64 bit. 3...

Re: Want to sell whirlpool dryer (Seche Linge)

Hi, Bought last month with 3 years waranty. I have sent you a message. Please check & revert. A ...

Members assist Members in the France Expat Forums

Our trust-based community was developed to help expatriates in France swap suggestions and advice on all expat-relevant enquiries, e.g., ʺWhich essential etiquette rules should I know for business lunches in france?ʺ or ʺHow proficient do I have to be in business French?ʺ. In a community that’s all about expat living in France, from foie gras to Bastille Day, the participants of the expat forum France can find fellow expats and internationally minded locals to receive trustworthy and up-to-date responses. On the InterNations Expat Forum for France, there will always be another expat member to make life abroad easier.

From business etiquette to language skills: The Expat Forum France leaves no Question unanswered

If you require even more information on expat topics like expat institutions and clubs in Paris or local infrastructure in Lyon, you could also browse our France Expat Guide, another useful resource in addition to the expat forums. Moreover, in our World Forum you can talk about international politics, intercultural competence, intercultural anecdotes and other general expat issues. However, for expat assistance on all local matters - from business etiquette to language skills - just join the InterNations France expat forums.

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