Britons in France given travel warning as severe disruptions expected in popular areas this week

North France

Strong winds could affect those in the north of France

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 03/11/2023

- 13:07

Updated: 03/11/2023

- 13:09

France has a number of travel warnings in place that holidaymakers should be aware of

Britons visiting France could be hit by severe travel disruptions when in the European city.

The UK Government has updated advice warning holidaymakers to be prepare.

Extreme weather has swept the UK and parts of Europe have also been affected.

The FCO has warned against the impact of Storm Ciaran in Europe.

Skiing in France

An avalanche warning has been shared ahead of winter


Holidaymakers in France are urged to check with their holiday provider if they will be affected by travel disruptions.

The FCO states: "Strong winds in northern France may affect some transport routes.

"Check with your travel operator before starting your journey and follow the advice of local authorities."

This comes as the weather could cause other potential disruptions to those visiting the country.

Flooding and avalanches are both possible in some parts of France, causing a dangerous risk for Britons.

The FCO continued: "There is a risk of flooding in areas of France.

"If your accommodation is near a river, check the vigicrues website for more information on potential flood risks."

There is a risk of avalanches in mountainous areas.

Nice France

Holidaymakers should look out for travel warnings


"Check weather conditions on the Meteo France website and follow local advice before you ski or hike.

"Observe all warnings about avalanches and where appropriate consider carrying avalanche search equipment.

"Check the latest avalanche risk areas on the Meteo Alarm website. Conditions on roads in mountainous areas can quickly become difficult in winter.

"Carry water, food, warm clothing and medicines in your vehicle."

This comes as Britons are urged to be careful in France as the national threat is at its "highest level".

Britons travelling to Croatia have also been warned of new checks.

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