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Connect with fellow French in Finland
Get information in our Finland guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Finland

Francois Bertrand

"I found a former Helsinki expat who had recently moved back to Brazil, so we swapped all the important need-to-knows."

Maria Loura

"Some information on InterNations helped me a great deal, and I'm sure other expats in Helsinki feel the same way."

InterNations – Uniting French living in Finland

Would you like to get in touch with other French in Finland? Are you in need of help and advice from your French compatriots? Or would you like to join other French expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the thousands of lakes and little islands?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Finland or are still living in France and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Finland offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of French expats in Finland, coming from all corners of France - from Lyon, over Paris to Nice.

Meet other French at our events in Finland

Attend our monthly events and activities for French expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Finland Expat Guides

Forum Posts by French in Finland

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow French in our Finland expat forums.

Find Tips and Advice on Finland from French Expats

Of course, expat living in Finland is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow French is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Finnish way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other French in Finland, residing in Helsinki, Oulu, Pori and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Helsinki.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for French food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Finnish InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from France in Finland.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Finland Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get foie gras in Oulu.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Finland to get information on institutions from your home country, including the French embassy.

From the thousands of lakes and little islands to its beautiful birch forests and coniferous taiga woods, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly French expats in Finland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow French in Finland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Finland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Finnish poronkäristys, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Helsinki’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see Finnish Lapland beyond the polar circle as well as other beautiful landmarks in Finland.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from France and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Bonjour from our French living in Finland!