Travel Phrases

French Travel Phrases

If you go to France then it will be a good idea to learn some basic French travel phrases. We offer a series of audio and video tutorial lessons teaching you vocab and expressions for the airport, hotel, taxi and taking the train. There’s also a tutorial where you can learn how to pronounce the top Paris tourist attraction in French. Below are some phrases which you might find useful. Each word has an audio MP3 file. Just hover your mouse over it and click and you can listen!


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Basic Travel Phrases

voyager to travel partir en vacances to leave on vacation
les vacances vacations/holidays un guide touristique a tour guide
un billet d'avion airplane ticket acheter un billet d'avion buy a plane ticket
réserver une chambre zero l'hôtel the hotel
un hôtel budget a budget hotel un hôtel luxe a luxury hotel
un hôtel cinq étoiles a five-star hotel des chambres libres vacancies
c'est combien par jour? how much is it per day? j'aime cet hôtel I like this hotel.
je n'aime pas cet hôtel I don't like this hotel. cet hôtel est trop cher This hotel is too expensive.
j'aimerais acheter un billet de train I'd like to buy a train ticket. À quelle heure est-ce que le train part? When does the train leave?
Où est la gare, s'il vous plaît Where is the train station, please? Le train est en retard. The train is late.
Le train est à l'heure. zero Appelez-moi un taxi, s'il vous plaît. Call me a taxi, please.
Mettez le compteur, s'il vous plaît. Please use the meter. C'est combien par kilometre? How much is it per kilometer?
Nous cherchons la tour Eiffel. We are looking for the Eiffel tower. Où est le Château de Versaille, s'il vous plaît? zero
Nous sommes perdus. We are lost. Avez-vous un plan de Paris? Do you have a map of Paris?

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