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Country in Western Europe known for food, culture, and architecture, with a Mediterranean coast and Paris as its capital and largest city.

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Are credit cards accepted in Strasbourg Christmas markets?

We are thinking to visit "The Capital of Christmas" (Strasbourg, France) and it's famous Christmas markets on the beautifully illuminated streets with delicious aromas and holiday atmosphere. Will we ...
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Are liqueur chocolates allowed on airplane?

as you may know, Christmas is coming. My question is simple, if I offer a liqueur chocolates box to someone taking a plane after Christmas, will he be allow to take it on board or will he have to eat ...
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Making the first trip using Schengen visa with UK Visa expiring in less than 3 months

I have got my Schengen Visa from French embassy but I couldn't make my first trip yet. Now I have less than 3 months for my UK visa to expire. Is it still ok to make my first trip to Schengen area ? ...
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Can I enter Germany as my first entry point with French Multi entry Schengen visa [duplicate]

I got my Multi Entry Schengen visa(Type C) on french embassy using the itinerary which covers french cities only but I have dropped the itinerary for some personal reasons. Can I enter Germany as my ...
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Travelling to Paris by train during a strike in December 2019

I want to travel to Paris from Germany this weekend. I booked my tickets via the Deutsche Bahn (DB) website with a "Supersparpreis" (super saver fare) and the train I would take tomorrow is first an ...
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OFii (France) latest procedure [closed]

I arrived in France on (one year long stay visa) on 1st October, and validated my visa online. A week later I received the medical convocation letter which was a week after. As of today I haven’t ...
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I forgot to validate my student visa in France. Can I leave?

I didn’t validate my 6 month student visa in France after 3 months. I fly to Amsterdam and have a 17 hour lay over in which I’ll leave the airport and stay in an air bnb, and then I fly home to Canada....
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Flight Ticket booked , But Visa Rejected for second time for the Country France [duplicate]

I have booked the flight ticket , but France VISA is Rejected for the Second time , i am Cluelesss i have Booked the Cheaper flight tickets , which i was not aware of was it was NON-REFUNDABLE , and ...
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Would an affidavit signed with a commissioner of oaths, be enough to replace my missing yellow fever certificate? I'm going to Senegal from Paris

I'm travelling from Paris to Senegal and back (with stopovers in Madrid both ways). I have a valid yellow fever vaccination but I've lost the yellow certificate and the clinic where I got the ...
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Using one visa-free to enter Vietnam to avoid multiple-entry visa

I have a French passport which allows one visa-free entry to Vietnam for 15 days Vietnam visa exemption My trip to Vietnam will include a less-than-15-day trip 13-Jan-2020 to 26-Jan-2020, then I ...
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In france, when are supermarkets closed or close early for the christmas / new years period (2019/2020)?

Supermarkets e.g. Carrefour, Lidl, Auchan, Intermarche, Super U All these supermarkets are closed on Wednessday 25 December 2019 Wednessday 1 January 2020 Will these supermarkets close early or ...
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When does three months departure on long-stay visa to France begin?

I'm applying for a long-stay visa to France from the U.S. I read you must depart 3 months after application, but also am told it can take 1-2 months for application to be accepted, then need to do the ...
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Schengen visa with R/AT under remarks

I applied for a C type Schengen Visa at the French Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar. My plan is to go to Austria (as primary destination) first and then on to France. My visa contains a remark ...
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Transit via at CDG airport for Cuban citizens

Do I need a transit visa for a cuban in transit with a stopover of couple of hours without leaving transit area enroute Havana to London?
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Is the tap water in France safe to drink?

I am planning to travel to France. When I have traveled recently, I often find myself drinking a lot of water after a lot of walking. Sometimes buying water can be expensive, especially in central ...
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What is the best way to reach Paris Orly airport from Rue Mirabeau? [closed]

Well I am in dilemma. I am not French citizen and have to catch a flight tomorrow at 13:25 France time. I intend to reach there by 12. What is the best way to reach Paris Orly airport from Rue ...
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I have a Type D France (sauf CTOM) spouse visa. Can I land at Basel Euroairport?

If my interpretation is correct, then with this visa I cannot transit through any other Schengen countries as my point of entry needs to be France. Is that correct? Also, Can I enter through Basel ...
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Is the EU settlement status the same as a resident card?

My wife has eu settlement status, I am a French citizen, we both live and work in the UK. Can she travel to france with me, without requiring a visa? or will she now need a new visa to travel to ...
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Joining a family member from an EU country?

I am an EU citizen (but not French) and would like my family member to apply for a French visa. We would arrive in France from different places and meet in Paris to spend a day there and then leave ...
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Do I need a visa for Paris for a 8 hour transit? [duplicate]

I am a Dominican Republic citizen, travelling from the Dominican Republic to Cairo via Paris. My connection time is 8 hours, do I need a transit visa?
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Going to France with limited French for a day

I am going to France (Toulouse) for a day in October. I will be landing at Toulouse–Blagnac Airport. (TLS). I would like to travel and look around the city. I have a limited knowledge of French from ...
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How does Schengen 90/180 apply to long-stay visas? [duplicate]

My SO and I are currently staying in France under the country's visa long séjour, essentially a 1-year visitor visa. If we return to Europe after leaving when the visa expires we would naturally be ...
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Is it possible that a UK citizen might be required a visa for a trip to the EU in November?

I will be going to France with my girlfriend at the end of November. She is a UK citizen. Is there any chance she may be required to get a visa in case of no-deal brexit?
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How do I apply for a French visa in Dubai? [closed]

My maternal uncle lives in France. He would like for me to visit. How do I go about this?
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Can I stay longer in France than Hungary, if my visa was issued from Hungary?

I have a multiple entry visa from Hungary, but since my plans changed, we are now likely to spend more days in France than Hungary. Will there be a problem?
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Travelling with Récépissé de Demande de Carte de Séjour

I arrived in France in January 2019 on VLS/TS Type D Visa (valid for 1 year). Then I also got the sticker from OFII. My visa is going to expire in October 2019, so I applied for the renewal at the ...
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Parking fine in France

I hired a car in France recently. When I returned home I was told by the car rental company that I had committed a parking offence. I have no recollection of this happening but I have now received an ...
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Is 150 Euro in my pocket enough to have 6 days food at Rennes city, France? [closed]

Is 150 Euro in my pocket enough to have 6 days food at Rennes city, France? Of course I will prefer low budged food like bread, rice, biriyani, chicken or eag etc?
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Do the ticket machines at the RER station at Paris CDG airport accept €20 notes?

At Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport, can I use a €20 note to buy a €10 RER ticket?
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Local travel to Gare de Rennes, France, by 6.17 am

I have TGV train from Gare de Rennes city to CDG airport at 6.17 am morning. I have to get to Gare de Rennes from Centre de la Hublias in time to catch the train at 6.17 am. Can I arrive easily or it ...
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France business visa rejection twice , should I apply again [duplicate]

I had applied for a France business Visa in June 2019 with all documents required like invitation letter, cover letter, travel itinerary , my payslips and ITR for 3 years and travel insurance and good ...
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Changing a TGV booking

I have a TGV train booked from Gare Montparnasse to Rennes. There is 12 days left to travel. Now I want to change the booking from CDG airport to Rennes on that same day i.e., I want to change the ...
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how do I go from CDG airport to Montparnasse gare quickly and cheaply? [duplicate]

I am coming from India. My flight will land at terminal 2 of Charles De Gaulle airport, Paris. From there I will go to Montparnasse gare where I have TGV train for Rennes. My flight will land at 9.30 ...
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From France west coast to Portugal via ship?

I'd like to go to Portugal from France west coast (example: Brest or Nantes / Saint-Nazaire). Of course we can go there by car, but: I'd like to avoid the 2 days driving for 1562 km (Saint-Nazaire ...
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Looking for an adaptor to use my computer from France in Uruguay

I have browsed alot through Amazon to find an adaptor to use my electric stuffs bought France in Uruguay. In the description of the products they say if it can be used in Europa, USA, Australia, etc, ...
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Visa National - No Exit Stamp From France on Return to the UK

I work in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and am an Indian citizen. I received a two-year French Schengen visa, which has a remark "COURT SEJ. CIRC." (short stay circulation) which I believe refers to the 90/...
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Can an SFR expired SIM card be extended?

I bought a local SIM card so my mobile phone would work in France, one of these: https://www.sfr.fr/telephonie-mobile/sfr-la-carte/welcome It says it expires after 14 days, and indeed this is what ...
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Can I travel to France with my UK residence permit?

I would like to travel to France to visit my family, however the Greek ambassador has my Congolese passport to stamp a visa because I am going on holiday over there. But in the meantime I would like ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a « common format resident permit »? [duplicate]

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since i have to pick my lugages and check in again in a différent terminal but still at ...
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Traveling to Spain as tourist before entering France on type D visa [duplicate]

I have a quick question that I have seen a variation of before but nothing that is similar to my situation (from what I have seen). I was issued a Type D multi-entry visa from France my study abroad ...
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Return Passport related - Washington DC French Embassy Visa Question

I have my Visa appointment at the French Embassy (Washington DC). I'm travelling from Pennsylvania for the appointment. I would like the embassy to return my passport to me via courier. It's not ...
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How can I receive packages while in France?

I'm in France for a month, and I need to receive packages for stuff I buy online. Unfortunately, I'm staying in an apartment building that has a locked gate, and the mailboxes are inside that gate. ...
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Is it possible for me to re-apply for UK Visa after been ban [closed]

I was banned from entering United kingdom back then in Nigeria before coming to settled down in Europe.... I have a wife and a baby here in France and I wish to go to UK on holiday with my family.... ...
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Multiple Entry Schengen Visa: France or Netherlands?

I currently hold a Tier-4 UK student visa, but will be looking at applying for a multiple entry Schengen visa to be able to visit my mother, who's moving to the Netherlands end of this year. However, ...
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Appointment issues for Schengen visa in the New York Center (VFS office)

I'm planning to travel to France on Aug 16 for tourism (Short Stay). The Schengen visa appointment is booked completely in the New York VFS office and the latest date I see when the appointment is ...
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Where to repair baby stroller in Nîmes or elsewhere in France?

So we are travelling with a child, and our baby stroller's wheel went bad. How do we find a place which fixes those in France? We have a popular model so I assume they should be able to replace it ...
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Schengen Visa got rejected by Netherlands embassy. Where and how should I reapply? [India] [duplicate]

I am travelling to Europe on August 5th. Itinerary is: Arrival in Barcelona, 3 days there, 3 days in Paris, 4 in Amsterdam and 4 in Belgium and then back. I am from India and have never travelled ...
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Which type of Schengen visa i should apply for?

I'm a Graduate student in F1 visa, Going on a college trip to France for 10 days, I will be attending conference (part of my trip). Which visa type should I apply for?
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Schengen visa approved by French embassy, verbally asking to not enter Norway

A friend of mine 'Yy' applied for a business visa to enter Norway. They were rejected. They appealed with the Norwegian embassy asking to change to a tourist visa to visit family. The appeal takes 3 ...
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How should I do mobile data and voice calls in France? [duplicate]

I'm going to be in France for about a month this summer and I'm trying to work out how set up my phone. I will be staying in a house with WiFi most of the time, and not making many phone calls, maybe ...