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How to use plugs from Belgium in France

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Belgium to France in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Belgium France  
Voltage: 230V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: E. E. icons/teeth.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In Belgium the following plugs are used: (includes Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent, Liège, Namur, Ostend.)

Belgium' Plug Type E
Plug Type E
Belgium' Outlet Type E
Outlet Type E

... and in France you will use: (includes Paris, French Rivera, Provence, Loire Valley, Marseille, Lyon, Nice, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti Iti.)

France' Plug Type E
Plug Type E
France' Outlet Type E
Outlet Type E

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Blog

We have a post "Plugs & Travel Adapters for your next trip to Europe", maybe you want to read it.

Voltage

Exact voltage

Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in France without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Same connectors

Ideal situation, all the connectors used in Belgium are also used in France. You will not need any adapter (but please check voltages and the other sections of this report). Congratulations!!!!

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Belgium in outlets type E, F from France back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Belgium in outlets type E, F from France
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: E, F.

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.


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