Discover Medical Categories Available in France

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery 14 clinics

Cosmetology 6 clinics

Hair Restoration 5 clinics

Ophthalmology 3 clinics

Dermatology 3 clinics

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 3 clinics

Gynecology 2 clinics

Orthopedics 2 clinics

General Medicine 2 clinics

Bariatric Surgery 2 clinics

Spinal Surgery 1 clinics

Anesthetics 1 clinics

Nephrology 1 clinics

Vascular Medicine 1 clinics

Urology 1 clinics

Rheumatology 1 clinics

Oncology 1 clinics

Cardiology 1 clinics

Colorectal Medicine 1 clinics

Diagnostic Imaging 1 clinics

Gastroenterology 1 clinics

General Surgery 1 clinics

Infectious Diseases 1 clinics

Maxillofacial Surgery 1 clinics

Neurology 1 clinics

Sleep Medicine 1 clinics

Drug Rehabilitation 1 clinics

Immunology 1 clinics

Laboratory Medicine 1 clinics

Endocrinology 1 clinics

Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine 1 clinics

Discover the Regions of France

Lyon 4 clinics

Paris 14 clinics

St Gregoire 1 clinics

Best Clinics and Hospitals in France

About France

Every year, millions of people from all around the globe visit this country for its beautiful scenery, Eiffel Tower and beautiful castles and historic sites, and exquisite cuisine, making it one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. 

In addition to tourists, France has also seen a steady increase in medical tourists in recent years, many of which come from other European countries, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. It is easy to see why the country is emerging as a medical tourism destination. Its healthcare system has been ranked as one of the world’s top-ranking countries, it offers cost-effective procedures and short waiting periods, and its medical facilities are equipped with skilled medical professionals and advanced technology. Some of the most popular treatments are cancer treatments, dental surgery, cosmetic surgery, and bariatric surgery.

Popular Cities and Regions in France

Paris, the capital and cultural center of France, is one of the top destinations in the world. It has a lot of awe-inspiring attractions for visitors – from the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower to the Seine and magnificent parks. Paris is also famous for its designer boutiques and flagship haute couture houses, artistic treasures, and glorious foods. Another famous city in France is Bordeaux, which is known for its wine. Many people come to this city to take a wine tour and visit La Cité du Vin, a cultural center providing comprehensive information about wine production. Those who want to enjoy their days relaxing at a beach should visit Nice. Situated on the Mediterranean coast, it has beautiful beaches and glamorous restaurants.

Transport in France

Most international visitors arrive at Charles de Gaulle international airport, which is located 25 kilometers northeast of Paris. It serves both domestic and international flights, connecting the country with major cities around the world. There are budget airlines operating flights from this airport, giving more choice for budget travelers. To get around France, tourists can use the trains (including TGV, Intercities trains, TER, and AutoTrain). Taxis are widely available and can be hailed directly from the street or by phone.

Visas in France

France is a member of the Schengen Area. Therefore, nationals of 62 countries, including the US, Canada, and the UAE, can visit the country without a visa. Other nationals not listed in the visa-free agreement need to apply for a Schengen Visa. There is also a Schengen Medical Visa for anyone who needs to undergo medical treatment in Europe for periods up to 90 days. If the medical treatment is foreseen to last longer than that, medical tourists can apply for France Visa for Medical Purposes.

Weather in France

In general, France experiences four seasons: Spring (March-May), summer (June-August), autumn (September-December), and winter (January-February). The temperature during the day can be as high as 30°C (even over 40°C on the hottest days) in the summer and as low as 8°C during the winter. However, the southern areas close to the Mediterranean coastline experience a slightly different climate, with warmer weather.

Additional Info
  1. Local Currency: France uses the Euro (€) as its official currency. €1 is equivalent to around US$1.20. 
  2. Money & Payments: ATMs can be found easily around France and debit and credit cards are widely used and accepted everywhere. Tipping is mandatory in some places, typically around 10% in restaurants.
  3. Local Language: French is the official and most commonly spoken language in the country. Contrary to popular beliefs, many French people do speak or at least understand English to some degree, especially in major tourist areas.
  4. Local Culture and Religion: The biggest religion in France is Christianity. Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism are also practiced by the population.
  5. Public holidays: France has 11 official public holidays. Bastille Day (14 July) and All Saints Day (1 November) are two of the most celebrated holidays in the country.