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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.

Living in Nimes

The city of Nimes is known as "la Rome française" (or “The French Rome”) for good reason. It is home to the Arena of Nîmes, a stunning Roman amphitheater which hosts two annual bullfights, as well as the Maison Carrée, one of the best preserved temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. Situated between Marseille and Montpellier in the south of France, Nimes enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Unsurprisingly, its location has made it a popular tourist resort for people across Europe. There is a substantial expat community already living in Nimes, attracted by the favorable climate and the rustic look of the city. Workers, students and retirees come from all over France and Europe to enjoy the Nimes lifestyle, so it shouldn’t be too hard to meet and get in touch with global minds and expats living in Nimes. However, if you are having trouble meeting like-minded people, sign up on InterNations and use our platform to socialize with fellow expatriates in Nimes, France, and across the world.

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

Apr 19, 2024, 9:30 PM
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Apr 20, 2024, 3:00 PM
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Apr 20, 2024, 7:00 PM
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a classic film part of the Brian Le Plant season, if its your style come along and have a retro evening! part of the Cinematheque season
Let's discover the Belushi's for a Saturday night party ! Belushi's Gare du Nord in Paris stands as a vibrant hub for the expat community, part of the renowned Belushi's chain that connects expatriat

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Moving to Nimes

It is vital to learn French before moving to Nimes, although English is also widely spoken. Brush up on key phrases before you leave for Nimes, and – if necessary – enroll in a local language school once you have moved. In expat- and tourist-heavy cities such as Nimes, it can be easy to fall into a social group of fellow countrymen, but if you want to make the most out of your expatriate experience, force yourself to speak French every day. If you are planning to drive a car after moving to Nimes, make sure you are confident about the French road signs, and national speed limit. English-speaking driving instructors are available to help out with refresher courses, if necessary.

Working in Nimes

Nimes is a sprawling city with a rich history, but in recent years it has become an economic hub in the famously languid French Riviera. The super-wealthy and middle class alike are attracted to Nimes for its dynamic local economy, and holiday lifestyle. Expats working in Nimes will be expected to work hard, but if you are in need of a bit of R and R, the beach is only a few miles away. Our Expat Magazine is full of articles on various, important aspects of expatriate life, from cross-cultural communication to working abroad, and you can read about first-hand experiences of expat life in our member contributions– do your homework before you make your move, so that you know what to expect from the French work life.

  • 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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