Moving to Nantes
Are you thinking of moving to Nantes? It’s the capital of the western Loire and offers a fantastic quality of life, just two hours from Paris and less than a 30-minute drive from the Atlantic coast. Nantes Métropole is a thriving modern city with old-world charm. It is quick and easy to travel to London, Brussels, and Geneva.
The region is a popular tourist destination, drawing around two million visitors per year. Nantes is culturally Breton and still widely regarded as its capital city.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Nantes
Buying a property in Nantes is generally a straightforward and well-regulated process. Prices vary according to how close you are to the city centre. It would be advisable to find an estate agent that can speak English; he will be able to arrange a notaire (French conveyancing lawyer). Unless your command of the French language is very good, it is worth paying to have all documents translated into English before proceeding with the sale.
The following site has a selection of property: Property portal for Nantes
Schools if moving to Nantes
The majority of expats choose to educate their children at an international school, especially if they only plan to stay for a few years. This option eliminates any concerns surrounding the language barrier and children are able to follow the curriculum of an expat’s home country.
The following site will help you find a suitable international school: Schools portal for Nantes
Local Information if moving to Nantes
When you first move to a new city finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: http://www.expatarrivals.com/france/banking-money-and-taxes-in-france
Travel if moving to Nantes
Nantes has an excellent public transport system. You can travel in Nantes by tramway, bus, busway (similar to a tram), bike, and boat! Taxis are available throughout the city, but Nantes is a very walkable. The Nante SNCF station is the central train station where you can take trains to Paris, London, Brussels. Nantes airport is 11km from the city centre.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Nantes
The official currency in France is the euro (€). One euro is divided into 100 cents. Most credit and debit cards are accepted in France and ATMs can easily be found across the Saint-Étienne. There is a good selection of local and international banks and opening a bank account is a simple and straightforward process.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. Currency site for Nantes
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