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FRANCE'S IDENTITY CARD
Country Name: France
MAIN STATIONS IN PARIS
There are six main SNCF(National Railways operator) rail stations in Paris serving different geographical areas:
You can use your France Rail Pass on two RER lines.
From St Quentin en Yvelines to Saint Martin d’Etampes or Dourdan la Forêt
France has a temperate climate though it is very variable.
It is best to buy a phone card sold at newsstands and post offices (La Poste) . Ask for an international phone card. Calls can be made with it from widely available public phone booths and private phones too, using a special access code on the card. To reach the US dial first 001 followed by area code and number. To reach France from the US dial prefix: 01133 + phone number.
France electric outlets are on 220 volts. Bring a converter/adapter (available at Radio Shack type of stores) if you plan on using your own personal electrical appliance.
CURRENCY & EXCHANGE
The national currency in France (and in the European Union) is the Euro. Bills come in the following bank notes denominations: 500€ / 200€ / 100€ / 50€ / 20€/ 10€/ 5€. Coins: 2€ / 1€ / 50 cents / 20c / 10c / 5c / 2c / 1c.
|Last Updated on Monday, 06 February 2012 14:16|