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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
"Joan Miró: the color of my dreams" exhibition in Paris
Until 4 February
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
Until 31 December
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
Passport, driving licence, swimsuit. Are you forgetting something? Here's where you'll find all you need to know before you set off for France.
Formalities (Visa, passport)
What if I lose something while in France?
The first thing to do is contact the local Service des Objets Trouvés (Lost and Found Service).
Good to know
What are the electricity requirements in France?
Electricity in France runs on a 220-volt, 50-hertz AC current rather than the 110-volt, 60-hertz AC…
Money in France
U.S. dollars are not accepted in most establishments, though some hotels, shops, and…
Entry Requirements for American Travelers to…
PASSPORTS AND VISAS
All U.S. and Canadian citizens, including infants, need a valid passport to…
Getting to France
Getting to Auvergne
By plane, train, or car: the easiest and best ways to travel to Auvergne.
it's about 3.5 –…
Getting to Aquitaine
By plane, train, or car: the easiest and best ways to travel to Aquitaine
Getting to Alsace
Traveling by plane, train or car - the easiest and best ways to get to Alsace.
Transportation to and from Paris Airports
Most visitors to France, whether staying in the capital or traveling elsewhere, fly into one of…
Renting a Car and Driving in France
Please note that restrictions apply to driving your personal vehicle in Paris. For environmental…
"Bohème, notre jeunesse" at the Opéra Comique in Paris
Until July 17
"Matisse et Picasso, la comédie du modèle" exhibition at the Matisse Museum in Nice
Until September 29
Formula 1 Grand Prix de France at the Castellet
Until June 24