From the beautiful, azure seas of the French Riviera to romantic and vibrant Paris, France delights all the senses. Our travel advisors can show you how to explore the country that has turned the good life into an art form. And they’d argue that, even today, no other capital offers quite the same architectural homage to beauty, and patina of romance, as Paris. You will also be able to discover the landscapes, from the mountains of the Rhône-Alpes to Provence’s lavender fields and the Riviera’s Mediterranean. They’ll also include the country’s historic sites, like the chateaux that stud the Loire Valley and the D-Day landing beaches in Normandy.
Currency: Euro (€)
Entry requirements: U.S. citizens must have a passport which is valid for at least 90 days after your return date, though we strongly recommend at least six months. U.S. passport holders do not need a visa to enter Italy for stays up to 90 days. See the U.S. Dept. of State website for more information.
If you do not hold a U.S. passport, you are responsible for obtaining any necessary visas and meeting all entry requirements. If a visa is required, we recommend using a fee-based visa service, such as our preferred provider VisaHQ.
Electricity & Power Adapters: 230 volts. Plugs C, F & L. You will need a voltage converter and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit.
Best Time to Visit: May and September are ideal months to travel, as there are fewer tourists and comfortable temperatures. Between January and March temperature tend to range between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit while April through August is about 80 to 90 degrees. September through November temperatures can range from 60 to 80 degrees.
Tipping Customs: Though not expected, you could give 10-15% at restaurants, if service charge is not included.