Removals and Moving to France

Removals to France has never been easier.

We are a specialist removals company offering fully insured removals services between Ireland and France.

Being based in Galway allows us to effectively serve the whole of the Ireland, providing a cost effective and reliable solution to your needs.

Galway based Removal Company specialized in removals to France with door to door deliveries to and from the Ireland, moving and storage at very attractive prices.

We offer free storage up to two weeks for all our customers either before or after collection(handling charge might apply for loading/unloading from our storage), also we sell boxes and packing materials and offering long term storage in Galway at very competitive prices.

HOW DO I MOVE TO FRANCE?

Located in Western Europe, France is the Eurozone’s second largest economy and is a leading industrial power. It is a country full of culture and traditions, but is said to be best known for its globally renowned cuisine, with some of the world’s best restaurants and wines originating in France. France really does have something to offer for everyone; from the cosmopolitan cities offering a range of world class culture and cuisine, to the seaside resorts and beaches and the Alpine and Pyrenees ski resorts. It’s no wonder France is the most visited country in the world with at least 79 million tourists per year.

In addition to the extensive list of places to visit in France, there are many more reasons to think of making the move to France. Firstly the country’s colonial past has led to a diverse multicultural population, with more than five million people of Arab and African descent calling France home. It also has a strong economy and is the second largest economy in the European Union. Another decider for moving to France may be the weather, especially in the South of France, where the average summer temperature is 27 °C.

To your left you will see a range of headings including a guide to jobswhat visa you will need, an outline of French wages & taxes and a relocation guide, including useful information such as bank accounts.

Reasons to Choose France

Cuisine

French cuisine is renowned for being one of the finest in the world. From bread and crepes, to coffee and croissants (and let’s not forget cheese and wine), if you appreciate good food then you will love living in France. The French are also known for placing a lot of importance on meal times and they value sitting down together as a family to enjoy food.

Fashion

France was the birthplace of haute couture, therefore is considered to be one of the world’s fashion capitals. Paris is the main focus of the French fashion industry and houses many fashion headquarters such as Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton to name but a few. French fashion has influenced fashion designers throughout the world, and living in France will put you at the centre of the latest fashion trends.

Beaches

Its extensive coastline means that France has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Perhaps one of the most sought after places is the French Riviera, which extends from the east to the west coast of France and is known for its spectacular coastline. If you love lying on the beach and soaking up the sun then you will be sure to find plenty of places to do this once you move to France.

Healthy Lifestyle

The French are known for having an altogether more laid back and relaxed approach to life. They don’t like to rush things, and life runs at a slower pace than most other countries. Combine this with the fine French food and the French love of outdoor activities, and you will see that living in France is healthy for both the body and mind.

Facts and Figures

Population 65,952,000
Area 674,843km2
Capital Paris (population 3.34m)
Largest City Paris
Currency Euro
Language French
Points of Interest The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Disneyland, Palace of Versailles
Location Western Europe – bordering Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain
Territories Overseas regions & territories of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte and Reunion
Climate Temperate climate varying between North, South, East and West

Average Annual Temperature:

Bordeaux 12 °C
Cannes 15 °C
Lyon 11 °C
Marseille 15 °C
Nice 15 °C
Paris 11 °C
St Tropez 16 °C
Toulouse 12 °C

General Facts:

Average monthly salary €2651
No. of cities in the Top 50 Quality of Life Survey 2
Highest ranked city Paris: 29th
No. of universities in the world’s top 100 2
Highest ranked university Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

Top City Profiles

Paris

France’s capital city is also one of the world’s major global cities. It is a hub of business and culture and a world centre for arts, music, museums and festivals. Throughout the city you will find some of the country’s most famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Arc de Triomphe. All of these contribute to Paris being one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Paris is also the main focus of the French fashion industry and the host of the eagerly anticipated Paris Fashion Week. If you choose to move to Paris, you will find yourself immersed in all of the highlights that the city has to offer.

Marseille

The 2013 European Capital of Culture, Marseille is located in the south of France and has the second largest population in the country. It has a Mediterranean coastline and hosts the main port in France, making is the country’s centre for trade. It is one of the most visited cities in France and its’ cinemas, museums, galleries, restaurants and bars make it the regional centre for culture.

Lyon

Lyon is a popular city for business and is a major centre for chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries as well as banking. It is an exciting cultural city and also prides itself on being the birthplace of cinema. It is considered to be the capital of gastronomy in France, partly because it is home to two of the country’s most famous wine growing regions, Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. It is also famous for its annual Light Festival (Fête des Lumières) which takes place on the 8th December and lasts for four days.

Toulouse

The second largest university city in France, Toulouse is known for its lively atmosphere due to the large student population. It is also a popular destination for sports enthusiasts, particularly rugby fans, as it is home to a significantly large number of rugby stadiums. Its proximity to Spain and the Mediterranean also make it a popular French city. In terms of business, it is the centre of the European Aerospace Industry and as known as The Cite de l’Espace (The City of Space).

Nice

Nice is sometimes known as ‘Nice le Belle’, meaning ‘Nice the Beautiful’. This name reflects the picturesque surroundings and landscape which contribute to the beauty of this city. It is this beauty which has attracted many famous painters and sculptures to the city throughout the years. Nice has a cosmopolitan vibe and is also known for its many popular beaches. It is the second most popular city in France for tourists (after Paris). It also hosts many festivals throughout the year such as Carnival de Nice.

Bordeaux

Also called La Belle au Bois Dormant (Sleeping Beauty), Bordeaux is located in the South-West of France. It is most famously known as being the world capital of the wine industry. Wine production in Bordeaux dates back to the 8th Century and now has over 100,000 hectares of vineyards. Bordeaux is also sometimes called the ‘City of Art and History’ and is home to hundreds of historical monuments and buildings.

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https://www.workingabroad.net/country-profiles/france/

Sources: World BankOECD Better Life IndexCentral Intelligence Agency

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