Paris and France travel information

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Paris and France travel information Paris fr

Following the attacks in Paris on Friday 13 November, the French government has introduced exceptional measures with regard to the circulation of traffic and civil protection.

Systematic checks will take place at all entry points into France for
passengers arriving by road, rail sea and air. Schengen visa remain
valid. Citizens of EU-memberstates or Schengen states only need a valid
passport or identity card. All citizens of non-EU-states or
non-Schengen-states need a valid passport, a visa (when applicable) and
further confirmations (confirmation of lodging, return ticket and

No other formalities are required. You can go on your journey as planned.

The above stated documents are necessary for entering France even if you entered Schengen territory via another country.

Due to increased safety measures, we recommend carrying these
documents with you at all times in order to be able to confirm your
identity and your type of visit.


Airports in Paris are operating normally, including all domestic and
international flights. Pre-boarding checks have been tightened so please
allow for additional delays.


The SNCF is operating a normal service to destinations around France and abroad. Please allow extra time for additional checks for international services. 

Métro and bus services in Paris

The city’s métro system, buses, trams and RER rail network are operating normally and stations are open.  

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Emergency number for tourists: +33 1 45 50 34 60


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