Surface: 551 500 km²
Capital: Paris (Paris)
Population: 65.35 million inhabitants (2012)
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .
May, June and September are the best months to travel to France. In these months the temperatures are the most pleasant and also avoid mass tourism.
French is the official language in France. There are also a number of dialects (including Breton).
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.
For a visit to France, you do not need vaccinations.
Money and Money
In France is paid by the euro (EUR).
In France, you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug needs to have a recess for the earth pin present in the outlet. A travel adapter is required if your plug does not have such a recess.
The tap water has a slight chlorine content and may cause stomach and intestinal complaints.
Public and school holidays
The National Day of France is July 14 (Quatorze Juillet).
All other holidays in France can be found at Beleven.org .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in France can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in France can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.