Do you need a power adapter when travelling to France from the United States? Yes, for most devices you will need a plug adapter and power converter while in France. France uses the Type E electrical plug and socket.
Type C and Type F power plugs are also generally compatible with French electrical sockets. The standard voltage is 230V and standard frequency is 50 Hz.
⚠️ Safety Tip: Electricity in France is 230V, many devices from the USA will require a power converter!
Type C and F Plugs are also generally compatible in France.
Two 4.8 mm round holes spaced 19 mm apart.
Power converter is required for some US devices in France.