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Send a Parcel To France Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

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 quickly and safely. That’s where DHL comes in. DHL has been providing customers with a trustworthy, fast and secure delivery service since 1969 and is renowned for managing UK and international deliveries with a well-resourced worldwide network. DHL France handles millions of parcels a year and has over 12,000 employees across the country, so your parcel is always in safe hands.

Sending a parcel to France from the UK

How do I send a parcel to France?

To send a parcel in store, complete your parcel details online and then visit a DHL Service Point available in 1,300 locations. Alternatively, book a courier collection using our online service DHLitNow or by phone with Customer Service. To see our prices, get a quote and choose the option that suits you best.

When sending a parcel, it is important to check what you can and can't send.

How long does it take to send a parcel to France?

When you use DHL for parcel delivery to France, you can be sure it will arrive at its destination in 1 working day. Be it Paris, Lyon or Nice, packages are delivered door-to-door and signed for on delivery no matter where your parcel is being sent to in France. Plus, you can send your parcel without having an account and track your parcel by WhatsApp chat or online. WhatsApp calls are not currently supported.

National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year's Day
  • 1 April, Monday - Easter Monday
  • 1 May, Wednesday - Labour Day
  • 8 May, Wednesday - Victory Day
  • 9 May, Thursday - Ascension Day
  • 19 May, Sunday - Whit Sunday
  • 20 May, Monday - Whit Monday
  • 14 July, Sunday - Bastille Day
  • 15 August, Thursday - Assumption Day
  • 1 November, Friday - All Saints' Day
  • 11 November, Monday - Armistice Day
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
* Public holidays in France may affect our estimated transit times.

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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

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

0844 248 0828**

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

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