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French citizens travelling to Germany

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Germany can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Germany

⚡ Above average wifi
❄️ cold weather
🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
safe neighbourhoods
👯‍♂️ good for parties
Not many tourists

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Germany from French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 44.00 EUR. Ryanair is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Lufthansa, and Czech Airlines

. Popular domestic airlines are

Ryanair, EasyJet, and Germanwings

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Vodafone, Simyo, and O2


💦 Can I drink tap water?

Yes, you can generally drink tap water. This may not apply in smaller towns and rural areas. Double-check when you arrive.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Germany. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

ID card valid:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Germany. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From midday 17 March, all travel to the EU and Schengen area is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. If you're in Germany and wish to leave, be aware commercial options may become less available. If you decide to return to Australia, we recommend you do so by commercial means as soon as possible. From 14 March, major cities in Germany have closed bars, clubs, swimming pools, cinemas and theatres. Pharmacies, food stores, supermarkets and banks remain open. In Berlin, gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited. There may be reductions in public transport services across Germany. Temporary border controls have been introduced between Germany and France, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg and Denmark. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Germany.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Germany. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (4.97 / 5)
Safety (4.08 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.34 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$83.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$10.00 USD

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