Question: Is kissing legal in France?

Where is it illegal to kiss in France?

train stations Since 1910, in accordance with a law introduced by the Société national du Chemin de fer (the precursor to the SNCF), it has been illegal to kiss in French train stations and especially on their platforms. The ban was intended to avoid costly delays to the service and overcrowding in the stations.

Is kissing in public common in France?

Public displays of affection in France In the worlds most romantic city, youll see couples kissing and fondling each other all over the place. Incidentally, while the rest of the world has been French kissing for years, the French have never officially had their own word for it.

Do people in France French kiss?

La bise is an exchange of kisses on the cheek and the traditional greeting in France. Its something most French people engage in at least once or twice a day, whether with family or friends, or with colleagues. Lets talk about all things bise, and learn more about kissing in French in general.

What country kisses on the lips?

In South Africa and Australia, for instance, kissing quickly on the lips with a closed mouth is a common greeting custom among friends, especially in rural areas. The air kiss is another common way to greet one another in the land Down Under.

Do French like ketchup?

Basically no one in their right mind should ask for ketchup at a French dinner table or in a French restaurant unless youre having French fries, but it still happens. The same goes for BBQ sauce, unless youre at an American style joint, and dont expect any “French dressing” on your salad.

Do the French like hugs?

The French very rarely hug. Unlike Americans, the French do not use hugging as a greeting. Instead, they kiss cheeks (faire la bise) informally and shake hands in formal settings. Because they are not given often, hugs tend to make French people uncomfortable and can easily seem like an invasion of personal space.

How do people in France show affection?

The French are all for PDA Its common to see couples showing light affection, from holding hands in the park to a quick smooch in a bar. However, aggressive and over-the-top PDA is generally frowned upon by outsiders, Assimos told INSIDER. Quite oppositely, the French are all for PDA.

Do French like hugs?

The French very rarely hug. Unlike Americans, the French do not use hugging as a greeting. Instead, they kiss cheeks (faire la bise) informally and shake hands in formal settings. Because they are not given often, hugs tend to make French people uncomfortable and can easily seem like an invasion of personal space.

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