France Timezone & Other Tips

France is in the Central European Time Zone (GMT+1). Daylight Saving Time (GMT+2) in France lasts from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October.

Smoking is banned in all indoor public places, including public transport, museums, cafés, restaurants and nightclubs.

Hospitals will have an emergency room signposted Urgences.

The following numbers are toll-free:

15 Medical emergencies

17 Law enforcement emergencies (for e. g. reporting a crime)

18 Firefighters

112 European standard emergency numbers.

Operators at these numbers can transfer requests to other services if needed .