TRAVELLING TO FRANCE - (In French )
- European Union citizens do not need a visa to travel to France.
- For other travellers, depending length and purpose of stay in France, a visa may be required.
More information on the French Foreign Affairs Ministry website
There are 2 airports in the Paris area:
- South of Paris is Paris-Orly airport
- North of Paris is Paris Charles de Gaulle airport (Paris CDG)
More information on the Aéroports de Paris website
Paris can be reached by 2 high-speed international trains (TGV):
Other information to note
Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz
Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
Telephone Area Code: The international code to call France is “+ 33”.
When calling from abroad, the number should be dialed without the first “0”.
Universal Currency Converter : http://www.xe.com/ucc/