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Living in France? These are the most beautiful places

Wonen in Frankrijk _ De Haan

France remains a favorite country as a holiday destination among the Dutch. Do you increasingly play with the thought: maybe I want to live (permanently) in France? Perhaps dreams of moving to France are becoming more and more real for you too. In that case, you may want to read this blog. Including our own (subjective and by no means complete) list in random order with the most beautiful places to settle in France.

1.   Côte d'Azur

Located between the mountains of the Alps and the blue sea on the French Riviera, the baroque city of Nice is one of the nicer places in France to settle down. The historic center and the beaches form a perfect combination. There is also plenty to do. When settling in Nice, there is always something for everyone to enjoy within this diversity. However, it is quite pricey compared to the Netherlands.
Cocktails and being seen, marinas and luxury sailing yachts. Who wouldn't choose Saint-Tropez as a chic place to settle down in France? In addition to the warm climate, which means that you can also wear sunglasses in the winter months, there is always a bustling coming and going.

2.   Provence

Those who prefer to live in cities with more natural beauty around them will probably find themselves in the choice of charming Provence as the most beautiful place to settle in France.
Avignon with its culture festival, the small village of Gordes with its beautiful castle, places around the impressive Verdon or historic Arles are certainly among the most beautiful places to live in France.

3.   Aquitaine

Located in the southwest of France, the Aquitaine region in France includes the departments of Dordogne (medieval Sarlat is beautiful!), Gironde, Landes with its pine forests, Lot-et-Garonne and the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Abundant choice of beautiful quiet villages and towns such as Bordeaux, Mont-de-Marsan or the picturesque Pujols to live there in France. If you like high waves and a wonderful beach to enjoy, then the busy seaside resort of Biarritz is certainly worth considering as the most beautiful place to live in France.

4.   Vendée

Looking for a versatile region in France to live? Perhaps the south of the Vendée is worth considering. Tourist Les Sables-d'Olonne, La Rochelle, the port city of Nantes or La Roche-sur-Yon can be the ideal place to live in France, partly because it is less warm than in the South of France.

5.   Normandie

The small peninsula of Mont Saint-Michel is often the first thing people mention when they think of the most beautiful place in Normandy. Settling there is virtually impossible, so which places compete for the most beautiful places to live in France? Certainly not the port city of Le Havre, but Normandy's rugged cliffs and the cute seaside resorts such as Rouen and Honfleur. Feast on scallops, mussels or oysters, typical of Norman cuisine. Hopefully some more sunshine and you can enjoy living in France!

6.   Paris

Capital Paris may not be the prettiest, friendliest and cheapest place to settle down. Nevertheless, Paris attracts people because of its cultural life and countless entertainment options. If this appeals to you, moving to Paris is a possibility. Nice and close to the Netherlands too.

Living in France: learn the French language

Learning the French language ensures social contacts when you start living in France. After all, living in France is different from a holiday. Although learning the French language may not be one of the best things about living in France for you, it may improve your quality of life in France.

Inspired? Living in France now to be realised?

Then De Haan relocation is happy to take care of the move for you with care and attention. We understand the local bureaucracy and our seasoned partners in France can handle this very well.

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