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Parcel delivery to FranceFrance 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.

France at a glance

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Country Facts

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 2017*

1 January, Sunday - New Year’s Day

14 April, Friday - Good Friday (only Alsace and Moselle)

17 April, Monday - Easter Monday

1 May, Monday - Labour Day

8 May, Monday - Victory in Europe Day

25 May, Thursday - Ascension Day

4 June, Sunday - Whit Sunday

5 June, Monday - Whit Monday

14 July, Friday - Bastille Day

15 August, Tuesday - Assumption of Mary

1 November, Wednesday - All Saints’ Day

11 November, Saturday - Armistice Day

25 December, Monday - Christmas Day

26 December, Tuesday - St. Stephen’s Day (only Alsace and Moselle)

* Public holidays in France may affect our estimated transit times.

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We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on:

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Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

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