As retirement approaches, many French people wish to go into exile outside our regions and thus enjoy a deserved change of scenery to live a peaceful retirement. When carrying out their procedures, various criteria are therefore taken into account to make this choice, in particular the living environment, leisure, health, cost of living or even taxation. Like every year, Le Figaro has offered its ranking of the ten countries to settle in. Decryption.

At the end of their careers, retirees are often thirsty for elsewhere, want to leave their comfort to live a peaceful retirement and a few years of appreciable rest. In this context, it is not uncommon for some to decide to go into exile and enjoy a great escape to other countries, French-speaking or not. For others, if this prospect seems attractive, it is still necessary to question and find out about the specificities of each country and make your choice with sufficient precision. A few countries stand out, however, and suggest the end of a career in the sun.

Each year, Le Figaro offers an updated ranking of the countries most popular with the French for a retirement abroad. Several criteria are thus selected and it is the average of the scores received in each theme that forms the final ranking. To cope with the administrative difficulties caused by this change of life, it is better, therefore, to surround yourself with specialized property hunters on site and take into account your own expectations, as well as your needs. It is therefore advisable, as far as possible, to go and live in the country for a few months to be certain of choice. Discover, in our slideshow, the ranking of the ten countries to settle in.