Car Hire Gare du Nord
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Find your perfect car hire at Paris Gare du NordThe embodiment of glamour and sophistication, Paris is a timeless city oozing with indulgence and class. To experience its beauty for yourself, simply collect your Avis hire car from Gare du Nord Train Station and set off to discover the ‘City of Love’.
Plan your journey from Paris Gare du NordCombining fascinating history with impeccable style, art and cuisine, Paris has much to offer visitors. Collect your Avis hire car from Paris’ Gare du Nord and begin your tour of this diverse capital.
With a seemingly endless list of attractions, it can be hard to know where to start in this eye-catching capital city. The first arrondissement is the Paris you know from the postcards. Filled with sights from the Musée du Louvre to the Jardin des Tuileries, it doesn’t get much more Parisian than this.
For delightful panoramic views, a climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower is simply a must do. Another great vantage point is the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur, which crowns the bohemian Montmartre district. This artsy district is famous for the writers, artists and creatives who have lived here.
For a relaxing afternoon, stroll the picturesque banks of the River Seine: a magical experience like no other.
For the ultimate in Parisian glamour, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is the city’s chicest boulevard. Overflowing with designer shops and sophisticated boutiques, it’s practically a pilgrimage for fashionistas the world over.
From the Gare du Nord Train Station, Paris is yours to discover.
Beyond Paris Gare du NordFrom the glittering beauty of Paris, discovering the sights beyond the capital couldn’t be easier. With your Avis hire car, you can enjoy this mesmerising country in comfort and luxury.
Even before you’ve stepped foot in Giverny, you’re sure to recognise where it is you’re heading to - as you’ve likely seen it in paintings before. The iconic artist, Claude Monet, ensured that this town was forever immortalised on canvas, capturing the beauty of the water lilies and Japanese-style bridges that visitors the world over have come to recognise. Lovingly restored to look exactly as they would have in Monet’s day, Giverny and its gardens are an unmissable day trip, just 45 minutes outside of Paris.
A beautifully preserved medieval French town, Provins is an hour and 40 minutes’ drive from Paris. Designated a Unesco World Heritage Site, the town overflows with ancient buildings, winding streets, underground passageways, city walls and a striking castle. During the summer, the town hosts jousting tournaments and falconry shows, embracing its medieval heritage.
With your Avis hire car, the delights of Paris and beyond are only a drive away.
Driving rules in FranceWhich side of the road?
In France, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
• Mobile phones may only be used with a hands-free device. Do not use headphones or earpieces
• In towns and rural areas, on minor roads and where there is no clear indication of right of way, it may be prudent to give way to traffic coming from the right (“priorité a droite”)
• Bus lanes are reserved exclusively for buses, taxis and bicycles
• It is recommended that drivers use dipped headlights at all times
All speed signs will be in km/h.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailer:
• Urban areas: 50 km/h (31 mph)
• Rural areas: 90 km/h (55 mph)
• 4-lane expressways (rural areas): 110 km/h (68 mph)
• Motorways: 130 km/h (80 mph)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Be aware of changes to speed limits displayed on road signs due to adverse weather conditions.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
• It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
• Children aged under 10 and weighing less than 36kg must be seated in appropriate child restraint
• Children weighing up to 9 kg must travel in a rear-facing car seat, in the back of the car only
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.