Speaking to locals ahead of the forthcoming presidential election, BBC’s Radio 4’s PM programme asked what people thought of Britain’s exit from Brussels – and if France would be following the UK out.
Thomas, of the Dordogne Valley in the country's south-west, said it was only a matter of time before Frexit.
"I think there's a strong current pushing for France to leave the EU actually," he said.
"I think there's a strong possibility that we'll be out – perhaps not in these elections but maybe after the next. The EU needs to reform to avoid this total divorce."
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Local cafe owner Christophe Constantin insisted he could not picture France outside the EU
Meanwhile, local cafe owner Christophe Constantin insisted he could not picture a future where France abandoned Brussels.
Explaining he feels “thoroughly European”, he added 27 different nationalities have walked through his door since opening six months ago.
Taking a dig at Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, he said: “I think the only person talking of Frexit is Marine Le Pen and she will never get through.
“I can’t see how it’s possible that woman could govern a country like today’s France.”
The EU needs to reform to avoid this total divorce
Thomas, of Dordogne valley
Despite some locals urging the European Union to reform to stop other countries from leaving the fold, Pensioner Genevieve appeared thrilled at the idea of Frexit as she hailed the UK for voting to leave.
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“I’d like France to get out of Europe so she could find her own identity again. Let's make France great again!"
National Front National (FN) leader, Mrs Le Pen is neck and neck with Emmanuel Marcon with just two weeks to go before the first round of voting on Sunday April 23.
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The most recent Opinionway poll, published on Monday, put Mrs Le Pen at 24 per cent of the first round vote, just ahead of Mr Marcon at 23 per cent.
Embattled conservative candidate Francois Fillon hung on to third place at 19 per cent, while support for left-wing wild card Jean-Luc Melenchon rose to 18 per cent.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) says Mrs Le Pen and centrist Mr Macron are widely expected to reach the second round of the presidential election on Sunday May 7.
In an analysis piece, the EIU said: “We expect Mr Macron to win, in line with the polls, which show him gaining around 60% of the second-round vote. However, a victory for Ms Le Pen is not out of the question.”