Of almost any destination in the world, flying into France is one of the most effortless undertakings in global travel. There are no immunizations to get and no particular safety precautions, and more and more French people now speak English.

With your passport, airline or train ticket, and enough money, you just go. In the pages that follow, you’ll find everything you need to know to plan your trip: getting around the country, deciding when to go, and much, much more.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.