FRANCE

General Information

Capital: Paris

Language: The official language is French.

Currency: Euro (EUR). Click here for exchange rate.

Time Zone: UTC +1

Weather: Very similar climate to the UK. The best time to visit tourist spots is from April to June and October to early November when the weather is mild and enjoyable and the crowds are smaller than summer.

Student Blogs

Read about students' experiences

Ski Season The Best Ski Resorts in Europe for Beginners …

Les Contamines Montjoie, an Eco-Friendly Holiday Paradise Year Abroad Sustainability …

Living in Lyon: A Guide for Students Planning their Year …

Dating in the South of France and What to Expect …

Destinations  > France > Aix-En-Provence Our Top Bars & Clubs in …

Destinations  > France > Aix-En-Provence Our Top Restaurants in Aix-En-Provence The …

A Year Abroad Interning in Paris Year Abroad Paris Share …

Making The Most of Lyon – Day Trips & Tricks …

Paris is Closing: Coming Home during Covid Year Abroad Paris …

What’s it like Studying in Lyon, France? Year Abroad Lyon …

A Year Abroad: Studying in Paris Year Abroad Paris Share …

Destinations  > France > Toulouse Our Top Restaurants in Toulouse …

Grenoble

Destinations  > France > Grenoble GRENOBLE Why Grenoble? A small, …

Toulouse

Destinations  > France > Toulouse TOULOUSE Why Toulouse? Toulouse is …

Destinations  > France > Bordeaux Our Top Restaurants in Bordeaux …

Destinations  > France  Our Guide to Accommodation in France CAF, …

Destinations  > France > Bordeaux Our Top Bars & Clubs …

Destinations  > France > Lyon Our Top Bars & Clubs …

Destinations  > France > Lyon Our Top Restaurants in Lyon …

Destinations  > France > Paris Our Top Restaurants in Paris …

Destinations  > France > Paris Our Top Bars & Clubs …

Leaps of Faith in Lyon: Lucy’s Blog Year Abroad France …

Paris

Destinations  > France > Paris PARIS Why Paris? Whether you’re …

Bordeaux

Destinations  > France > Bordeaux BORDEAUX Why Bordeaux? Situated on …

Aix En Provence

Destinations  > France > Aix En Provence AIX EN PROVENCE …

Lyon

Destinations  > France > Lyon LYON Why Lyon? The third …

Anything in particular you’d like to know?

Or interested in purchasing one of our bespoke itineraries?