Questions tagged [france]

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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Does a French Pass Sanitaire based on a UK vaccine constitute an EU Digital Covid Certificate?

I'm a UK citizen and resident looking to travel to a handful of EU countries including France in the next few months. The EU-wide Digital Covid Certificate should be valid as proof of vaccination in ...
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Frustrated TGV Lyria experience

I would like to share my TGV Lyria experince and see if my complaint is reasonable. A few month ago I was traveling from Paris to Zurich and I missed my train. I bought the standard ticket which could ...
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Are Eiffel tower visits restricted due to COVID?

Are General visitors allowed to travel to the Top of the Eiffel Tower (Roof) by Lift/Elevator? Are there restrictions due to COVID?
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Current travel restrictions from Germany to France (and return) via Amsterdam on KLM

I would like to understand the regulations and restrictions for an Indian national with German temporary residence (expiring at the end of this year), who has been fully vaccinated in Germany more ...
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When is France's next traffic light review? (Covid travel)

The UK is currently on France's amber list for travel. When is the next review date for France's traffic light list? (I could only find the UKs list online, the UK has recently moved France from amber ...
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Traveling from Germany to England via France by car -> quarantine?

I have a ferry ticket to England on August 14, I’m German and fully vaccinated. As of August 2, I could travel to England and not having to quarantine. But since I’m driving through France, I’m not ...
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How to get EU "Green Pass" showing full vaccination if vaccinated outside EU?

According to news reports like this one, to enter bars, restaurants in countries like France, Italy, Ireland and Germany, you need proof of vaccination. I am double vaccinated, but was so outside of ...
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When is "2 weeks from the vaccination dose" complete for entry to France?

According to Entry requirements - France travel advice - GOV.UK: “Fully vaccinated” is defined by the completion of a vaccination schedule, specifically: 2 weeks after the second dose of Pfizer, ...
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Can someone currently transit from the UK through France (unvaccinated)?

I have reviewed the 'reasons for travel' document to enter France from the UK and can see the bottom option is 'transit in less than 24 hours'. I plan to get the Eurotunnel to Calais and then drive to ...
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Covid-19 travel from UK to France

For travel from the UK to France after a full course of Covid-19 does one need a PCR test?
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Test to release for under 4s

I am planning on using the test to release scheme for a trip to England at the beginning of August. I am a British national living in France, double jabbed with Pfizer. I will be travelling with my 3 ...
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French Pass Sanitaire for travelers coming from outside the EU

I need to travel to France in August. It has just been announced that starting in August, the "pass sanitaire" will be required to board trains and enter restaurants. I will be fully ...
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Foodsavers/dumpsters community in France?

In Germany, and possibly other countries, there is an evolving food saver community with many local hubs where you can get food for free saving it from being wasted. In France they have also a law ...
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Can I enter France from outside the Schengen area with a valid permesso di soggiorno?

I get a récépissé while waiting for my France carte de séjour. I also have Italian permesso di soggiorno that's valid until 03/08/2021. Is it possible to enter France from an Asian country with ...
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Are long-stay visas in France multi-entry by default?

I am an US citizen and planning to go to France for a year for tourism/personal reasons. I expect to be issued a long-stay visa (VLS-TS or perhaps VLS-T, not sure how they determine this). My question ...
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Does a Moroccan living in France need a visa for a stopover at London Stansted airport?

I would like to have clarification on the following case. A person of Moroccan nationality with a residence permit (private and family life) who travels by plane to France but has a stopover in London,...
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Travel within Schengen area on visitor (C) visa during pandemic restrictions

This summer we plan to drive through the following countries: Germany, France, Spain and Portugal. The group consists of a German citizen and two non-EU citizens having a German Schengen C visa. Note ...
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Where can people allergic to dairy eat when travelling in France?

Typically foreigners think of the food of France as classic French cuisine. To say that this styles likes cream and butter is a bit of an understatement. Is there many other types of restaurants that ...
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Does France allow international to Schengen transfer from India?

I'm an Indian citizen, trying to make my way into Europe from India. I have a type D visa issued by a Schengen country, and was planning on travelling via Air France transiting through Paris. It looks ...
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Legality of travelling to continental Europe with codeine products?

So I regularly take Nurofen Plus (codeine phosphate/ibuprofen) and Codinex (codeine phopshate only) which is available OTC here in Ireland. I'm planning a holiday for the summer in either Spain, ...
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Hotel quarantine in France

I am travelling to Lyon from India via Paris and as per the current guidelines I need to quarantine myself for 10 days. Since I do not have a permanent residence there yet, I need to quarantine in ...
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Travel To France from UK via Eurotunnel after June 9th [closed]

UK citizens (ourselves included) will be looking to use the Eurotunnel after June 9th when France says it will allow open travel. Will the NHS App (with vaccination status) allow entry to France ...
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Dual nationality - France<->Russia with ID card

I live, work and study in France. I have an internship opportunity in Russia in May. I have both nationalities. Flights: France -> Russia (May) Russia -> France (August) I have the following ...
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Intra-Schengen travel in April 2021

Can I, as a citizen of Russia with a tourist Schengen visa, get to Paris (planning to travel further to Italy and Iceland) for a few days with a tourist purpose? I am in Greece on a legal basis, ...
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Exit conditions for France for dual French-Tunisian citizen

Can a person with a french passport and a tunisian passport Go from Paris to Tunisia. To visit family. I'm reading the below and am really scared. https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/le-ministere-et-son-...
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Is leisure travel a valid reason to get a second French passport?

I have an ordinary French passport, which expires in a few years. I am looking into getting a second French passport to make it possible to cross borders while my first passport is stuck in some ...
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Flying to Geneva -- can I enter France without entering Switzerland first?

I'm flying to Geneva in September (from US). If I exit the airport on the French side, have I legally entered Switzerland? I'm asking because Switzerland has different Covid restrictions than France,...
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Travel back to France from Spain in order to complete French Residency

We must go back to our primary house in France in order to complete our French Residency there. We are both UK passport holders but live permanently in France. Having tried both French and Spanish ...
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Unable to book performance in May at Paris Opera?

I registered for an account on the website of Paris Opera and tried to book Tosca for May 10 https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/season-20-21/opera/tosca . However, after I clicked on “Book”, the webpage ...
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Why are coaches only allowed one way Beauvoir to Noirmoutier on the Passage du Gois?

I read on https://www.passagedugois.com/crbst_3.html (mirror): Coaches [are only allowed] one-way Beauvoir to NOIRMOUTIER. Why are coaches only allowed one way Beauvoir to Noirmoutier on the Passage ...
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Is it possible to transit through Orly Airport with two separate tickets?

I'm Algerian and U.S. Permanent Resident, I have a repatriation flight booking from ORY to Algiers Airport and a Separate ticket from JFK to ORY passing through CASABLANCA Airport (Morrocco), I was ...
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Returning to France as a resident

I'm British and have been living in France for just over 5 years. I am a resident without official residency papers (I don't have to have these until June, due to brexit). I've been visiting my ...
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Are Adaouste and Audoste in Provence the same place?

I'm looking at Neolithic use of dyes in France. I've come across references to woad being used in Neolithic times in Adaouste, Bouches-du-Rhône, and in Audoste, Bouches-du-Rhône. Are these the same ...
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Do I need negative covid test for transit through France (CDG)

I have booked Santiago, Chile (SCL) - Paris (CDG) - Manchester, UK (MAN) for Dec 30. Both arriving and departing flights from France are in terminal 2E at Charles de Gaulle. However, it's not clear to ...
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France: when can I buy a ticket on the train?

I've heard announcements on trains in France saying (I paraphrase): if you haven't been able to buy a ticket, you should buy one from the nearest conductor as soon as possible When traveling on a ...
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May a cyclist or a pedestrian cross from Switzerland to France near the Basel EuroAirport without going into the airport?

I was cycling today in Switzerland, and I found myself on the path along Route Douaniére heading toward the Basel EuroAirport. I figured I'd cycle up to the airport, find a way to cross into France, ...
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Transiting France from UK to Switzerland (December 2020)

Can I stay in a hotel in France for 1 night while transiting from the UK? I am an EU citizen and need to travel to Switzerland. I am a Swiss national and my Hubby is German.
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2 Hours transit in Paris Charles de Gaulle (From USA to Spain)

I am a Spaniard expat working in USA. I have a incoming flight from JFK to AVG (Malaga) with a 2pm stop in CDG. Its a routine flight that I have done it several times in the past, but not during the ...
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Ski holidays in France - January 2021 and Covid pandemic

Year ago I booked a ski trip to Les Menuires, from january 8th to 17th 2021. It has been cancelled due to pandemic, but since the lockdown in France has ended I hope to go there - on my own. What I'm ...
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Travel inside the EU with expired student visa

I am a Brazilian who is currently a student in Lisbon, I would like to travel to France in a few weeks and my student visa is expired, however, I am still enrolled in the university for next semester, ...
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Can you identify this restaurant at this address in 2011?

In August 2011, my sister and I went to a restaurant in the Champs-Élysées. I'm trying to identify which one. I have some shaky video and this photo. On the back of the menu, it looks like it is a ...
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EU Travel at the end-of-year [closed]

I'm a brazilian passport holder with a French residence permit living in France. We now have a nationwide lockdown here which will be lifted the 15th, being replaced by a curfew. I would like to know ...
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I want to travel in Uk with my spouse

I am interested about some informations. We are a new couple and we want to travel in Uk for honeymoon from brussel by train. My wife is EU citizen. Can we travel in UK together with marriage ...
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Post-Brexit travel to France to conduct holiday let maintenance/administration

I am a British citizen, resident in the UK. I have a small property in France that I run as a holiday let. I’m trying to understand how I can enter France to visit my property after the transition ...
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Does an Algerian on pre-settled status in the UK need a visa to travel to France?

My Algerian husband just got his pre-settled status in the UK for 5 years. I am from France and would love to visit my family with him for Christmas. Does he need to apply for a visa as the UK is not ...
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My USA passport to France wasn’t stamped, can I re-enter?

I’m American and recently bought a house in France. On July 17 I traveled from USA to France. On Oct 10 I returned to the USA (to make sure it was less than 90 days). Leaving France the border agent ...
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Can you bring your scooter on TER trains?

I see SNCF write about using scooters in train stations but I can't find any information on whether it's allowed to bring the scooter on the trains or not. I see that bikes are permitted, but some ...
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Can an American travel to France through the UK with a negative Covid test?

In October with the latest Covid travel restrictions update, is the flight Boston > London > Paris possible for a US Citizen in possession of a <72h negative Covid test ? Do I instead have to ...
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How does UK quarantine work for visits specifically to see family?

I would like to see my parents who I haven't seen since February. They live within an hour's drive of Dover, I live within an hour's drive of Calais. With the current Covid restrictions, people ...

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