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Selected Websites for this area

Business & Economy

The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies provides information on current events in agriculture, education, business, income and wages, population indices and retail trade. With an economic outlook section that offers a wealth of statistics and economic indicators and analysis’ along with financial data for the country and top national companies.

France 24
Featuring national reports on business and technology in France and worldwide. FRANCE24 is updated continually and offers a French perspective on current events and in depth analysis on both national and international business, economic and general news.

Paris Office Space
Webscout offers a no cost, no obligation service to help companies find suitable office space in France. With hundreds of available offices in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Monaco, Nice and Toulouse, the website makes the task of finding suitable business accommodation in France straightforward and fast.


Helio International
Helio International is a Paris based non-governmental organisation that helps to coordinate energy companies in order to develop sustainable energy projects. Helio International works closely with a range of government, non-profit and energy-environment organisations in an attempt to improve the environmental effects of energy usage.

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency is a public agency that encourages, supervises, facilitates and coordinates operations for the protection of the environment and energy management. The issues that the agency prioritises include air, energy, transport, waste, pollution and environmental management.

Science & Education

National Center for Scientific Research
The official research agency for France, The National Center for Scientific Research is a government funded organisation that promotes, advances and develops scientific research in order to bring about social, economic and cultural benefits for society. Provides information on national conferences, press releases, databases, employment, policies, scientific departments and other science and education links.

University of Paris Sorbonne
Official website of Paris Sorbonne University offering information on campus life, research opportunities and course documentation. With practical tips and advice on studying at the Paris-Sorbonne University, this website also has access to the student portal and a range of useful links.

French Language
French Language Guide offers a wide range of information on French pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary, with free online learning tools and additional tips.

Arts & Creative

National Museum of Natural History
The Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN) is the National Museum of Natural History in Paris and this website offers a range of information on the exhibitions, collections and opening hours. Also offers an interactive walk through some of the displays.

Theatre Odeon
The Odéon Theatre in Paris is one of France's six national theatres and is a member theater of the Union of the Theatres of Europe. The website provides information on this seasons shows, the theatre itself and booking prices and schedules.

Exploring the Region

France Guide
Official website of the French Government Tourist Office, this website offers articles, tourist advice, travel destinations and practical information about visiting France. Also with a holiday planning application, tips and suggestions about your trip and current event news.

Discover France
Discover France is an information resource for French culture, history, travel, language and much more. With recommendations about places to visit, historical references and a list of links to other associated websites.

Americans in France
Run by an American expat Jeff Steiner, this website helps Americans and other English speakers better understand France, its people and culture. With a focus on either those living or travelling in France, the resource focuses on attractions, culture, daily life and travel planning.

Understand France
A comprehensive Franco-American site to help understand intercultural differences in everyday life, education, business, history, etc. Useful tips on France and the French and on life in Paris.

Family Villa & Chalet in Aquitaine, France
Find out about self catering holiday accommodation in the beautiful Aquitaine region in France, with a wide range of activities to suit any family. From hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking to rafting, canoeing, kayaking, Game fishing and horse riding.

Les Touches
Offers superb quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation near Le Mont St Michel in Brittany, France. Explore the beautiful beaches of Normandy and Brittany and visit the wonderful town of Fougeres with its medieval Chateau and vast array of shops, boutiques and brocantes.

Holiday Cottages in Brittany
La Garenne consists of 4 charming and romantic 200 year old thatched holiday cottages in an exceptional location beside the beautiful River Blavet, Morbihan, Southern Brittany.

Brittany Cottages
Offers a wide selection of self-catering cottages for rent in Brittany and North West France. Many properties boast heated swimming pools, beautifully landscaped surroundings and stunning interior.

Living in France

French Locations
Long term property rental French Locations - specialist consultancy for long-term rental property in France. With a comprehensive user-friendly website, professional advice and French tenancy agreement service. Property registration from £70 per year., which stands for De Particulier a Particulier, is one of the leading French real estate websites focusing on real estate by owner listings. The site claims that in France more than one in two real estate sales is done by the owner. Browse tens of thousands of listings across France.

Long Term Rentals in France
'Rent a place in France' are specialists in lets of one month or more. They offer a wide variety of accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes, information to help smooth the way and personal service second to none. Browse hundreds of long let properties and book direct with the owner.

Property International Now
This Paris-based real estate broker specialises in residential and commercial property of all sizes and values, from historic French Chateaus, French West Coast properties to hotels in London and Paris, as well as distressed real estate and land development opportunities. is a leading website for French property sales, established in 2004. Search over 4,000 French properties of all styles and prices, including farms and equestrian properties, lakes, chateaux, ski apartments, coastal properties, building plots and investment property in France. Also French rental properties and B&Bs in France.


DeVille Property Services
Specialising in property renovations, alterations and maintenance, a team of English speaking builders provide a wide range of services in the Normandy area of France.