Looking for French Expats in Iceland?

  • Connect with fellow French in Iceland

  • Get information in our Iceland guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Iceland

  • Fjodor Andersen

    Finding other expats interested in playing squash in Reykjavik seemed difficult. But with InterNations I found them easily.

InterNations – Uniting French living in Iceland

Would you like to get in touch with other French in Iceland? 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 shores of its large volcanic lakes?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Iceland or are still living in France and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Iceland 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 Iceland, coming from all corners of France - from Lyon, over Paris to Nice.

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    From France, living in Reykjavík
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    From France, living in Reykjavík
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    From France, living in Reykjavík
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    From France, living in Reykjavík
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    From France, living in Reykjavík

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Meet other French at our events in Iceland

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

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

  • I'm looking for an Icelandic Business Partner
    3 replies
    May 10, 7:52 PM
    Community member

    No problem Jean-Marc. See you at InterNations in September :)

  • Find a rental (Furnished House) in Reykjavik
    2 replies
    Aug 17, 4:16 PM
    Community member

    Hi Sigga, thank you very much for your post. I've found temporary a room at the Hostel Reykjavik City. I arrive on Sunday August 30th. Bestu kveðjur Jean-Marc

  • Searching long term studio/apartment
    1 reply
    Jan 6, 3:36 AM
    Community member

    Bonjour bastien Je vais également m'installer en Islande début 2017. Je connais bien ce pays après trois séjours sur les deux dernières années. J'y retourne cette ete et je viens de prendre une …

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Find Tips and Advice on Iceland from French Expats

Of course, expat living in Iceland 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 Icelandic way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other French in Iceland, residing in Reykjavik, Akureyri, Keflavik and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Reykjavík.

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 Icelandic InterNations Community:

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

From the shores of its large volcanic lakes to the inhabited areas of the urbanized south-west, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly French expats in Iceland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow French in Iceland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Iceland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Icelandic Þorramatur, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Reykjavik’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see Europe's longest-running parliament as well as other beautiful landmarks in Iceland.

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 Iceland!

  • Fjodor Andersen

    Finding other expats interested in playing squash in Reykjavik seemed difficult. But with InterNations I found them easily.

  • Michelle Guillemont

    Iceland is not the expat country number one. But I met truly global minds with InterNations. It really works.

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