According to the Institute Great Place to Work, the French believe the cities of the south west, especially Bordeaux are the ideal place to work.
Bordeaux achieved the top score out of all the cities in France. Some 39 percent of the workers judged Bordeaux the best place to work and similarly 37 percent said they could imagine themselves working in the city
And Bordeaux seems to be at the head of a trend, which reveals a certain “south west way of life” with Toulouse and Montpellier.
They are all “on a human scale where comfort and convenience are their main assets.”
“There’s a real attraction to the quality of life in this regions. And the weather is attractive to many people as well. Compared to a city like Paris, there’s no comparison.”
“They are also economic centres” said the Institute.
(Source : The Local – French News in English 21/08/14)