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The Most Affordable Retirement Havens in Western Europe

Rich in history, culture and romance, Europe has long had a strong appeal for Australian retirees. But many people who would love to retire to the Old World fret that it’s beyond their budget. And while Europe on the whole is more expensive than Asia or Latin America, that’s not to say that there aren’t countries here where a more affordable retirement can be found—without sacrificing the Old-World romance you crave.

10 Reasons to Live in Italy

A Mediterranean climate…fresh, simple, delicious cuisine…culture that surrounds you…wine, the very best of it… If this sounds like your paradise, then take a closer look at Italy. From the stunning Amalfi Coast to the rolling hills of Tuscany to the culture-rich capital of Rome, Italy is a breathtaking country and one that has a lot to offer those looking for a retirement haven with an elegant twist.
Provence, France

In Pictures: Live In Provence, France

Lush with golden sunflower beds, aromatic lavender fields, ancient olive trees, legendary grape vines and rolling mountains, Provence has long been sought after by people looking for the good life. With 300 days of sunshine and a rich heritage, Provence has some of the loveliest towns, villages and styles of architecture in France. If you’re searching for an idyllic place to live in France, Provence may just be it.