Living in France
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in France
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for France
Americans in France is a no-nonsense resource for people wishing to live or travel in France. Information is provided regarding French culture, people, transportations, government, politics, and much more.
Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Living in France. The website also host forums and blogs for expats.
Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including France. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates that has a section on France, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
French Entree is a portal and expatriate community site covering France. French properties and resources, legal and tax advice, education and health, traveling to and living in France are provided.
Meetup lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. Check out the France section, listing groups all over the country.
The Local is an interesting English-language newspaper covering a variety of expat issues as well.
a minimalist but rich website providing visa information, job resources, housing, and other information helpful for a move to France.
France is famous for its great variety of quality newspapers reflecting different points of view, regional and national, serious and satirical, print and online. Here is a list of the many sources in France.
Le Monde is a French newspaper for the educated, which goes into great depth when it comes to current events.
| Recommended Reading on France
France Guidebook by Rick Steves
Paris Guidebook by Rick Steves
Provence & the French Riviera Guidebook by Rick Steves
Moon Living Abroad in France by Aurelia d'Andrea
Lonely Planet France by Nicola Williams
The Rough Guide to France
France (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by DK Publishing
The Guide to Lodging in France's Monasteries by Eileen Barish
When in France, Do as the French Do by Ross Steele
French or Foe?: Getting the Most Out of Visiting, Living and Working in France by Polly Platt
Frommer's France by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince
Culture Shock! France: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette by Sally A. Taylor
| Travel Information for France
France Guide is the "Official website of the French Government Tourist Office."
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, including France.
Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, including France.
Frommers provides destination guides for countries worldwide, with a section on Europe, including France.
| Working while Living in France
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