Quick facts

Capital: Paris – the City of Light

Transport: SNFC is the French national railways and the country is well connected. I also use the Omio app to book trains and buses, and Flixbus is also an alternative.

Currency: Euros, and cards are also accepted everywhere

Sim Card: Many sim cards are valid for entire Europe

Handy apps: Omio app for transport, Google Translate if you’re heading to countryside.

Language: French. Most French do prefer it if you try to speak their language and their English level is not great in the countryside.

Paris highlight

Mont St Michel

Around Marseille