Navigate the world with food allergies

France

The most popular country by far in our Allergy Travels Community is France. It may be know for it’s food, but France has a lot to offer beyond the baguette. From stunning monuments, museums, and fields of lavender your are bound to experience la joie de vivre!

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Essential Information

Official Language

French

Emergency Number

112

Currency

Euro


Labelled Allergens

Celery, Cereals containing gluten, Crustaceans, Eggs, Fish, Lupin, Molluscs, Mustard, Nuts, Peanuts, Sesame Seeds, Soya, Sulphur Dioxide (sulphites)


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Traditional Food

Cheese, wine, baguette, butter, croissant, macaron, and cheese! Dare we say France is know for their food? From a quick crepe to a twenty course meal at a Michelin starred restaurant France offers a massive variety of dining options.

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Cultural Understanding of Food Allergies

Understanding of allergies in France is still hit and miss. Make sure that you have an allergy card with you to help communicate your allergies and needs.

English is spoken in most big cities.


Traveling France with Food Allergies  

National Airlines

Major Hotel Chains


Firsthand accounts of traveling in France with food allergies

My Backpacking Experience    From Adults with Allergies

My Backpacking Experience

From Adults with Allergies

Eating in Paris with Food Allergies    From Kortney, Allergy Girl Eats

Eating in Paris with Food Allergies

From Kortney, Allergy Girl Eats