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    After work I enjoy meeting other Brazlian expats offline. We go for a beer together and it feels like home. Thanks InterNations.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in France

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in France? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the salty marshland of the Camargue?

Whether you have settled as an expat in France or are still living in United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations France 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 American expats in France, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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  • VISAS
    9 replies
    Aug 23, 4:47 PM
    Community member

    I agree with Estelle, coming from eiither country and trying to work in the other can be quite complicated and tedious.. RE: getting the visa to work here, I think that the crisis doesn't help.. …

  • acupuncture and / or holistic medicne in Paris
    3 replies
    Feb 8, 8:09 PM
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    Dear Lora, I have got a very good acupunctur and ostéopathe (sorry I don't know the name in english) who is half american half french. I know him for 20 years and he is very effective. He learnt …

  • Carte de Sejour Question
    8 replies
    Oct 21, 6:43 PM
    Community member

    I called an attorney (who is perfectly bi-lingual) and he was able to give me the email address and demand form for a renouvellement by mail!! I could have kissed him through the phone! It says you …

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Find Tips and Advice on France from American Expats

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

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

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

From the salty marshland of the Camargue to the Loire Valley, also known as the "Garden of France", we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in France.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in France

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in France. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional French foie gras, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Paris’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the Mediterranean climate and scenery of La Provence as well as other beautiful landmarks in France.

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

  • Ruben Barbosa

    After work I enjoy meeting other Brazlian expats offline. We go for a beer together and it feels like home. Thanks InterNations.

  • Verona Torres

    The idea to connext expatriates in Strasbourg fits perfectly to the city. Both are truly international.

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