Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Italy to France?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Italy and France.

ItalyFrance
Plug TypesF, LE
Voltage230V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Italy there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type F
(Italy)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Your Appliance has Plug Type L

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type L
(Italy)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Good to know

Voltage

The voltage found in Italy and France is exactly the same (230V). You will not need a transformer.

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Italy and France is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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