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How to use plugs from Spain in France

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Spain to France in this page. You can re-start the wizard to change countries.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Spain France  
Voltage: 220V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: C, F. E. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

The Chart Explained

If you are an 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 Spain the following plugs are used:

Spain' Plug Type C Spain' Plug Type F
Plug Type C Plug Type F
Spain' Outlet Type C Spain' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

... and in France you will use:

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

Details

Voltage

Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by eletrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical aparatus in France without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further profesional information. Congratulations, you will not need an voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.

Adapters

Im sorry, we can't find an adapter for your travel in our database.

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.