Current Time in France

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What is the current time in France? Well, there are several ways to find out. An easy way to get current times in cities around the world is to go online and look up services such as World Clock. If you have Windows Vista, you're in luck because it comes with features that make keeping track of the time easy for travelers. Basically, Windows Vista is able to display up to there different clocks in the task bar, allowing you to select the time zone of each clock and simply click OK to save. In this way, your system tray will display the new clock alongside the original.

If you know anything about the history of telling time, you know that in ancient times sun dials were used to keep time. However as people sought ways to communicate over long distances and with locations where the sun and moon peaked at different hours, some kind of standardization of time became necessary. Fortunately, all countries in the modern world have now coordinated their local time to match with the standard UTC or Coordinated Universal Time. What does this mean for you? This means that cartographers can now use time zones maps to figure out the hour in different parts of the world, such as the current time in France.

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If you on a jet plane to France on a family vacation, a skiing holiday, or for a business meeting, make sure you change your watch and your cell phone's time setting to the current time zone before the plane lands. Also, don't forget to consider any adjustments for daylight savings time. On almost flights, however, the captain will announce the current time in France once you enter the European time zone, so listen closely and you'll be all set to go!

The great news about France is that winter, spring, summer, or fall, and day and night, there are endless places to go, sites to see, and things to do. Some of the most popular tourist destinations include the beaches of the French Riviera, Burgundy (one of France's wine-producing regions), Normandy, Cannes, Nice, Provence, Marseilles, Lyons, Avignon, Nancy, Strasbourg, Versailles (home of the famous Palace of Versailles), Orleans, Monte Carlo, and more. And of course, who can forget Paris, otherwise known as the City of Lights, the city of romance, and the city of love?

No matter what the current time in France is, you can find things to do for the whole family. Hit the sandy beaches in the morning, before it gets too hot. The afternoon might be a good time to visit some of France's many history and art museums, which often have air-conditioning, or to relax at an outdoor cafe. In the evening, take a stroll down the Champs Elysee or through any of France's sprawling parks. And at night, get a taste of the French nightlife, including bars, pubs, live entertainment, theater, opera, and much more.

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