French Currency

Visiting France and needs to know the name of the French money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in French currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used in France, currency symbol, notes and more.


French Currency Exchange Rate Today

France Money

  • The official money used in France is Euro.

  • The currency symbol of the French money is .

  • The French currency code is EUR.

  • The Euro Notes: The French currency notes are made up of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500.

  • The Euro Coins: 1 Euro is made up of 100 Cents. French Cent Coins go from 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2.

What is the best currency to use in France? obviously it is best to convert your currency to French money and use the local Euro as it is accepted everywhere in France. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in France? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within France (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Euro to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to French Euro before ordering the Euro you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Euro to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to French Euro before purchasing the Euro you require for your next trip from British Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Today.