Paris a safe city to discover day & night

Paris travel warnings : Like in every big city in the world, you need to make be careful. However, Paris is statistically one of the safest major metropolitan areas in Europe. Just follow these basic Paris safety tips.

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Paris travel warnings in addition to our services

In addition to our permanent assistance 24/7 and in case of emergency, there are below insights of how to behave as a traveler in Paris. Ask for our custom made services if you want to be cosseted.

The Police Force is highly-effective in making Paris a safe place. Be careful, there are a lot of scammers and con-artists trying to take advantage of tourists, around major landmarks in Paris. They are trying to sell you a portrait or items. Be aware of fake petitions by groups of teenagers or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage. As a top touristic destination, there is a high pickpocket risk in Paris. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed. You can touring, walking around in safety, day and night. You can wander in almost every district with a very low risk of mugging. Paris, a secure city to be around, day & night, is welcoming over 30 million tourists every year.

Moreover, you may look for a travel insurance to cover you from those risks.

Useful numbers

  • Police emergency 17
  • Fire brigade 18
  • Emergency Ambulance Service (SAMU) 15
  • Your Embassy in Paris

Paris travel warnings list

  • Do not leave your luggages unattended in transport
  • Remember to photocopy your identity papers and leave them at your hotel
  • Do not handle bundles of money in public
  • Take a minimum of cash with you
  • Do not store your wallet, phone in an outside pocket
  • Prefer a bag worn over the shoulder
  • Do not put your wallet, phone on a coffee or restaurant table
  • Be careful with some cabarets, especially in Pigalle, where you will be imposed unwanted females presence and to consume drinks at very high prices
  • Prefer institutions that do not reach customers in the street and display their prices outside & inside the room
  • All prices must be displayed inclusive of VAT
  • Buy your tickets (show, transport, …) from professional resellers
  • Beware of fake petitions where you are asked for money

Just in case of …

  • For urgent consultations in English

Many practitioners at the American Hospital, the Institut Franco-Britannique and the Hôpital Foch are perfectly bilingual. It is also possible to contact SOS Médecins France on +33 (0) 1 47 07 77 77: operators will direct you, when possible, to an English-speaking doctor.

  • Urgences Médico-Judiciaires (Medical-Judicial Emergencies)

Open 7/7, 24 hours a day

1, place du Parvis Notre-Dame – 75004 Paris

Métro Cité – ligne 4, or Saint-Michel Notre-Dame – RER B

Telephone +33 1 42 34 82 85/29

  • Paris Aide aux Victimes (doctor, counseling, lawyer)

Antenne Sud from 9 am to 5 pm only with appointment

From Monday to Friday Telephone : +33 1 45 88 18 00

12-14 rue Charles Fourier 75013 Paris, Métro Tolbiac – ligne 7

  • Paris Aide aux Victimes (doctor, counseling, lawyer)

Antenne Nord from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm only with appointment

From Monday to Friday – Telephone : +33 1 53 06 83 50

22 rue Jacques Kellner 75017 Paris, Métro Porte de Saint Ouen – ligne 13

  • 1 central police office for each arrondissement/district open 7/7, 24 hours a day

The mission of the “Préfecture de Police” is to maintain law and order, to enforce traffic regulations, supervise Paris taxis, and to ensure the security of the general public and their property.

Each “commissariat” or police station is responsible for the security of their arrondissement. Victims of a break-in or an attack, police headquarters are at your disposal 24hrs a day, 7 days a week to provide assistance. Local police units open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm are responsible for community policing.

Information about staying safe in Paris are good to know just in case of. Enjoy your trip anyhow !

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