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  • Ruben Barbosa

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

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in France

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in France? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to the salty marshland of the Camargue with?

InterNations France offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in France or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in France is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

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    From Finland, living in Paris
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    From Finland, living in Paris
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    From Finland, living in Paris
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    From Finland, living in Paris
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    From Finland, living in Paris

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Finns in our France expat forums.

  • Did anyone bring an own car to France permanently
    1 reply
    Oct 29, 5:48 PM
    Community member

    Salut Anni, Don"t stress yourself unnecessarily. First come to France, settle in the new surroundings and become comfortable. You are moving within the European Union, so your car license plate …

  • Searching for apart. in Paris!
    2 replies
    Nov 12, 11:00 AM
    Community member

    Hi, thanks for the tip but unfortunately it is not what I'm looking for. -Juha

  • Sharing a flat in Paris
    1 reply
    Nov 1, 8:01 PM
    Community member

    As expected, this post gain a huge amount of interest :-D Big flats (4 and more bedrooms) are hard to find in Paris, but if you are up to the challenge, don't hesitate to contact us. Great …

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Tips and Advice on France from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in France goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the French mentality and way of life. Finns in France are a part of our community, calling cities such as Lyon, Nice, Paris, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Paris, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the French InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the France Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Paris, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for France has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From the salty marshland of the Camargue to the Loire Valley, also known as the "Garden of France", you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in France on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in France

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in France. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some French foie gras, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Paris’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover France? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Brittany's rocky Atlantic coastline and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns 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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