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France Country Quickfacts

  • Alexandre Bridge
  • Cote d'Azur
  • Gargoyle on top of Notre Dame Cathedral
  • The city of Nice on the Mediterranean
  • Notre Dame de la Garde in Marseille
  • War Cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy
Area:  640,679 km2
Capital: Paris
Country Code: 33
Country Population: 66,616,416
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Franc, Euro
Departure Tax: Included in the price of your ticket.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 230 V
Ethnic Groups: 

100% French (France does not require Ethnic background reporting in their census) 

Flag: France Flag
Location:  Western Europe
Official Language(s): French
Religion: Roman Catholic, Agnostic
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is included (TVA). Bars and cafes you can add €1 for every €20 as an extra notification.



France Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to France.

Learn about the history and culture of France, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about France's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering France for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our France tours today!


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