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3 Things About the French Postal System: La Poste

Whether you are a visitor or a resident in France, you may need to visit a post office. The system is surprisingly efficient given the fact that it is operated by a heavily unionized workforce. La Poste does offer a large number of services online –  here is the website.

However, if you need to use the French postal system here are three things you should know:

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  1. Expect a line-up
  2. Opening hours are limited in small towns
  3. The post office might be in a beautiful building

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Here is a story from Ginger and Nutmeg to learn more about La Poste.


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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride at six months of age was her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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