10 great places to live in France that won’t blow your budget

For many, the idea of living in France is appealing, but it also needs to be an affordable dream. Luckily there are a number of places in France where your money will go further and they are beautiful and desirable places to live.


Châteauroux has a good range of apartments and houses to rent and buy. Prices are particularly affordable in the suburbs – making it one of the most affordable places to live in France.

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Located in southeastern France, in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps region, Grenoble is a great choice if you enjoy outdoor life and mountain scenery and are looking for one of the most affordable places to live in France.


Le Havre

The average price to buy an apartment in Le Havre is between $130,000 and $150,000, a large house would go for around $300,000, depending on size and location.

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Lille is one of the cheapest places to live in France, with one bedroom apartments costing on average under $700 a month. The average price of a house is under $300 per square foot.



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