Quick Facts

  • Language = French
    • English spoken in most tourist areas
  • Money = Euro
    • Credit cards accepted
  • Transportation =  walking, taxis/Uber
    • Take trains between cities
    • TGV is the high speed train for longer-distance trains
  • Best Time to Visit = April – October


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Things to Note

France is a very safe country, but always be alert in cities and beware of pickpockets in tourist areas.

  • Foods to Try
    • Cheeses
    • Steak Frites
    • Wine (Bordeaux, Cotes de Rhone)
    • Escargot
  • Top 3 Must-See Spots
    • Paris
    • Nice
    • Provence

Tipping Guide

If a service charge is included in the bill, there is no need to tip.

  • Restaurants = round up, or include spare change
  • Bars = round up a Euro
  • Tour Guides = 5 or 10 euro
  • Taxis = round up

Geo Travel Guide

Check out some of our favorite locations in France via the map below.


Tours & Day Trips

Our favorite tours:

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