France

Round 7/10

Round 7: France

Paris

For the seventh round, the FIA Formula E Championship will make its French debut in the stunning city of Paris.

The Paris ePrix is the first European race on the 2015-2016 calendar, kicking off the second half of the season. A circuit has been created in the lively city, circling the Musée de l’Armée and incorporating many famous Parisian landmarks.

 

Did you know?

Paris aims to be diesel-free by 2020: it runs Autolib, an electric car-sharing scheme.

If busy life is too much, there are 449 parks and gardens for you to relax in.

1/5 of the French population lives in Paris’ metropolitan area, that’s over 12 million people!

The Formula E race will be held on the site of the Musée de ‘lArmée and overlooked by the Eiffel Tower.

Paris has 732km of cycle paths and Vélib bike hire system contains 20,000 bikes.