France is part of Europe with main city at
Paris. Its Developed country with a
population of 67M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are French. the French Republic is the formal name of France It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~4.18 °C 🌧 ~81.51 mm 👨👩👦👦 67M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record High degree of caution
We have reviewed our advice for France and added new information on health risks. We haven't changed the level - 'exercise a high degree of caution' in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack.
issued date: September 24, 2019
France uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French
💱 Currencies Used
France uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within France (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines (local names: distributeur or distributeurs automatiques de billets (DAB)) are very common in France. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in France and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts always include a service charge.