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French phrases part 4 – Sightseeing and Directions

Où se trouve…

Welcome to part 4 of our useful French phrases when camping in France or simply on holiday. Part 4 is invaluable covering Sightseeing and Directions.

Don’t forget…checkout part’s 1, 2, 3 and 5…learn a little French and hopefully avoid those embarrassing moments!


Where can I find an art museum? – Où y a-t-il un musée?
Where can I find an art gallery? – Où y a-t-il une galerie d’art?
Where can I find the zoo? – Où se trouve le zoo?
Where’s the tourist office? – Ou se trouve l’office du tourisme?
Is there an English speaking guide? – Y a-t-il un guide qui parle anglais?
When does it open? – A partir de quelle heure est-ce ouvert?
When does it close? – Quelle est l’heure de fermeture?
How much is the entrance fee? – Combien coute l’entree?


Excuse me – Excusez-moi.
Where is… – Où se trouve…
the bus stop? – l’arret de bus?
the subway station? – la station de métro?
the toilets? – les toilettes?

the nearest bank? – la banque la plus proche?
To the right – À droite.
To the left – À gauche.
Straight ahead – Tout droit.
It’s on the other side of the street – C’est de l’autre cote de la rue.
It’s around the corner – C’est après le coin.

Part 5 will be the last part in our current useful French phrases series. Don’t forget to read it!

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