Capital: Paris

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Country Code: +33

Do I need a Visa? Visas are not required for most countries including the US, Canada and various points in both Europe and South America

How will I charge my devices? France’s electrical current is 220 /240 V

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Paris (CDG) and flying from…
New York: 8 hours
Los Angeles: 11.5 hours
Toronto: 8.5 hours
Sao Paulo: 11.5 hours
London: 1.5 hours

 

Geography: France shares a border with six fellow European countries. It’s primarily flat terrain and grassland which is ideal for it’s heavy production of grapes, along with highly elevated mountainous regions of the Alps and Pyrenees.

Time Zones: GMT +1

How's the weather? As France has coastal, continental and mountainous regions, the climate does vary per extreme region however for the most part, France’s climate is mild year-round. Mountains offer a great deal of snow for lengthy seasons ideal for winter sports while in the south, temps in the summer especially can soar high, with plenty of sunshine.