Tourist Information  Paris

Tourist Information Paris

Make sure you are well prepared for your citybreak Paris, so you can even more enjoy your holidays. Here we will provide you with some helpful advice that will make you feel easily at home in Paris.

Currency France

The currency of France is euro, just like in most of the countries of the European Union. In Paris you will find on every street corner ATM machines, that accept international bank passes and credit cards.

Time zone Paris

The standard time zone in Paris is UTC/GMT + 1 hour. But during the Central European Summer Time the time zone is UTC/GMT +2 hours.

Language in France

Vous ne parlez pas français? Don´t you speak French? Don´t worry, particularly in the tourist areas, museums, monuments and hotels people will speak a bit of English or other foreign languages.

Voltage in France

The voltage in France is 220 volt.

Tourism & Handicaps in Paris

Paris is making an effort to offer a better access to the city highlights for disabled people. In 2001 they introduced in France the Tourism & Handicaps label. On the website of Tourism & Handicaps in Paris you can consult a list with tourist attractions that are accessible for disables people.

Useful numbers in France

The alarm number in France is 112. But there are also phone numbers for specific emergency services such as the fire department, police or ambulance, which are:
Fire department: 18
Police: 17
Ambulance: 15

National Holidays in France

1 January: New Year
5 April: Easter Monday
1 May: Labour Day
8 May: 1945 Victory Day
13 May: Ascension Day
24 May: Whit Monday
14 July: Bastille Day
15 August: Assumption Day
1 November: All Saints´ Day
11 November: Remembrance Day
25 December: Christmas Day

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