Live out your French dream

Thinking about building a new nest in France but don’t know where to start? Is it even the right plan for you? This questionnaire can help you in your contemplation.

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We regularly post new articles about various subjects pertaining to living in France: finances, health, language.

Stay informed and get some insiders tips in the process!

See what people think!

We work hard to get the best results for our customers, and we do it pretty well! Learn from past and returning customers how they rate their experience with Renestance.

Already in France? So are we!

Whether you need bilingual assistance with administrative issues or a larger project, Renestance’s renesting experts can help you.

"La belle vie!"

Renestance makes it easy
Our team of bilingual experts have been living the French dream for decades. Let us help you bring all the elements together so you can, too.

Renestance – Your Swiss Army knife for settling into French life.

Wherever you are in the process

Renestance has the savoir-faire and connections to help

Dreaming

Wondering about moving to France?

We can provide tailored research and advice to help you determine whether your dream can turn into reality.

Try our custom Migration Consultation. Let us help you plan a Regional Reconnaissance* trip.

*Available in Occitanie for now. More regions to come.

Planning the dream

You’ve decided to take the leap? We can help with your next steps, like fulfilling visa requirements and taking off with peace of mind. Benefit from personal consulting or liaison work on the ground in France with our Lifeline Support service.

If you’ll be landing in the Languedoc area, we can help you find housing or provide you with the complete New Nest settling-in package.

Living the dream

Are you already living in France? If you need some help with a large project, like starting a business or moving house, our bilingual team can provide support to ease the process.

We can also assist with the famous French bureaucracy, whether you’re applying for a Carte Vitale, exchanging a driver’s license, or renewing your residency permit. Check out the Information and Assistance pages to see how we can help you.

Renestance can guide you

At each stage, you need access to Information, Assistance, and Community
Need answers to your burning questions?

Renestance has done the digging and written up the answers for you. We regularly report on information that affects you – tips and tricks for daily life in France, health, housing, cultural events, expat life, legal/fiscal changes in France, learning French, etc.

Consult our blog or e-books in the NEW SHOP.

Sit back and relax while the experienced Renestance team steps in. Get individual consulting or assistance with French administration anywhere in France. We can consult on a wide variety of subjects like making the move, cost of living, real estate, language learning, French culture, pursuing your passions, and making social connections.

Hire us for house-hunting and regional discovery in the Languedoc area.

You don’t have to do it alone. Join the community of English-speakers in France – learn from their mistakes and make some new friends.

Tap into Renestance’s partner network of reliable professionals who speak your language.

Hairdressing Terms in French

Moving abroad presents some obvious vocabulary challenges. The tourist phrases books aren’t much help when opening a bank account and getting medical insurance. However, some of the hardest situations involve professionals providing more intimate services – dentists, opticians, gynecologists and yes, hairdressers!

Sometimes, even with an example photo and in your native language, describing how you want your hair done isn’t straightforward. Here we share some of the most common terms used when you visit a hairdresser in France.

Café Culture in France

You would think that ordering a cup of coffee in France is pretty straightforward. But it can be much more confusing than requesting une baguette or un croissant.

Traditionally, un café will be a tiny cup of strong black espresso. If that surprises you, here’s a quick guide to coffee variations and café etiquette to help you through the day …

Happy Birthday Renestance!

Today Renestance celebrates its 4th birthday. As with most startups, we’ve had to adapt our market strategy to double in size each year. It’s funny to think that our first plan was to run an English-speaking retirement home in the South of France! Our team is still based in the Occitanie region, but we can help you live out your French lifestyle dream anywhere in the country.

Money Saving Tips for Life in France

Bills and bureaucracy are synonymous with life in France. French bureaucracy is a burden we simply have to grin and bear – but the good news is that there is always something we can do about the bills!

How to Overcome Doubts After Moving Abroad

For many people, a move to France represents the ultimate dream come true, but what does it really mean to do it?

Cycle for Life for Cancer Support France

Cycle for Life is an annual event supporting Cancer Support France. This year it will be taking place 15-19 May and “Languedoc to Roussillon” is the route!

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