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Guide to backpacking in France, with travellers information on Paris, Corsica, Nice, Cannes, Loire, Rhone, Dordogne, Normandy,
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    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Get a feel for City life in:
City Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for French maps online:
Google Maps of France

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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
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U.K. Consular Services Abroad
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    City: PARIS
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: 35 rue du Faubourg St
    Honoré 75383
    Paris Cedex 08
    Tel: (331) 44 51 31 00
    (331) 49 55 73 00 (British Council)
    Fax: (331) 44 51 31 27 (Consular)
    (331) 44 51 31 28 (Visa)
    (331) 47 05 77 02 (British Council)
    Hours: 0830-1200 / 1330-1700

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    City: PARIS
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: 2, avenue Gabriel,
    75008 Paris,
    France
    (Mailing:
     PSC 116
     B210 APO
     AE 09777)
    Tel: (33) 01 43 12 22 22
    Fax: (33) 01 42 66 97 83

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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

For European Rail Passes, TGV and Point to Point Tickets:
Euro Railways

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
and
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It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!
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Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures

Dragoman

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
Ski Guide

News and comment from around the world:
World News Europe

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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Europe

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

Youth Hostels recommended for backpackers by backpackers:
Backpacking Europe


The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Webstation
    26 Rue Hoche,
    Cannes 06400, France.
    Tel: (33) (4) 93687237
    Fax: (33) (4) 93687237
    Email: webstation@cannescityshop.com
    Cost/Hour: 45 FF
    Hours: 10:00-03:00 (Mon-Sat)

    CyBar
    50 Montee du Gourguillon,
    Lyon 69005, France.
    Tel: (33) (4) 78366009
    Email: cybar@ximili.com
    Cost/Hour: FF 60
    Hours: 10:00-19:00 (daily)

    Cybercafe de Paris
    11 and 15 rue des Halles,
    Paris 75001, France.
    Tel: (33) (1) 42211111
    Fax: (33) (1) 42211515
    Email: info@cybercafedeparis.com
    Cost/Hour: 48FF
    Hours: 11:00-23:00 (daily)

    Aux Petits Bouffons
    68 rue d'Anjou,
    Versailles 78000, France.
    Tel: (33) (1) 30218080
    Email: bouffons@wanadoo.fr
    Cost/Hour: 30 to 50FF
    Hours: 10:00-late (Fri-Sat), 10:00-01:00 (Mon-Thur)
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