French Post Codes and Sat Nav's

Discussion in 'Continental Touring' started by Don Madge, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. Don Madge

    Don Madge Funster

    Aug 27, 2007
    East Yorks
    For first timers in France be aware that entering a French post code in your Sat Nav's could cause you problems. Unlike the UK post code system the French post code only identifies a town/city.

    The French postal code consists of five digits, the first two digits being the number of the département in which the post office in charge of delivery to a town is located.

    If you want to check or find a French post code see Quickly find a French postcode -

    A French post code can sometimes be used to locate a place if you have the full address; it's not a lot of help trying to locate an aire that has no address.

    Safe travelling.


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