Parcel delivery to France
France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and a leader among European nations. When you’re sending a parcel to France, you need to have confidence in your courier service that it will reach its destination quick and safely. That’s where DHL comes in.
Located in over 220 countries and territories worldwide, we have been providing customers with a trustworthy, fast and secure delivery service since 1969. When you use DHL for parcel delivery to France, you can be sure it will arrive at its destination in 1-2 working days. Be it Paris, Lyon or Nice, packages are delivered door-to-door and signed for on delivery no matter where your parcel is going to in France. Plus, you can send your parcel without having an account and track your parcel for free by text, phone or online.
DHL is renowned for managing UK and international deliveries and boasts a well-resourced worldwide network. DHL France handled over 555,000 shipments per business day in 2012 and has over 12,000 employees across the country. Sending a parcel with us couldn’t be simpler. Want to know how to send a parcel to France? Just walk, click or call! Get a quote and choose the option that suits you best from our three services.
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France at a glance
Paris is the capital of France
The name France comes from the Latin word Francia, which means ‘country of the Franks’
French is the second most studied language in the world after English
French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion are all recognised as a part of France
The population of France is over 66 million (July 2014)
"La Marseillaise" is the national anthem of France
The Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world. The famous Mona Lisa painting is on display in this museum.
It’s illegal to name a pig Napoleon in France
France produces over 400 types of cheese!
The word “salut” means both “hello” and “goodbye”
75 million people worldwide speak French as their mother tongue
National Holidays 2016*
1 January, Friday - New Year’s Day
25 March, Friday - Good Friday (only Alsace and Moselle)
28 March, Monday - Easter Monday
1 May, Sunday - Labour Day
5 May, Thursday - Ascension Day
8 May, Sunday - Victory in Europe Day
15 May, Sunday - Whit Sunday
16 May, Monday - Whit Monday
14 July, Thursday - National Day
15 August, Monday - Assumption of Mary
1 November, Tuesday - All Saints’ Day
11 November, Friday - Armistice Day
25 December, Sunday - Christmas Day
26 December, Monday - St. Stephen’s Day (only Alsace and Moselle)