Question: How do French show affection?

Public displays of affection in France People kiss acquaintances when they meet them in the street and you even shake hand with the plumber when he comes to fix your leaky pipe: the French are definitely touchy-feely. So, in Paris (and other major cities) anything goes; elsewhere, be more restrained.

Are the French touchy-feely?

Gestures are frequently used when speaking French. Unfortunately, many gestures are not often taught in French classes. Some of these gestures involve touching other people, which is not surprising since the French are touchy-feely.

Do French people ever hug?

Theres no French hug. Instead, you do cheek kisses, les bises. Sometimes its one on each cheek and depending on your social circle and region of France, you may go for 3 or 4 bises.

How French show their politeness?

How to be polite in France — what to do:ALWAYS start any interaction off with a greeting: bonjour during the day and bonsoir at night. Bonjour madame (or monsieur for a man) is appreciated as well. Be polite back and just go with whatever the person says to you first. A simple thanks and bye is fine.

Which part of France is the friendliest?

Lille has emerged as a commercial and cultural capital to be reckoned with, while at the same time retaining its tolerance and sense of humour that earned it first place as Frances friendliest city, according to the tongue-in-cheek ranking of travel site Topito.

Are there any cultures that dont hug?

Hugging is not very common in parts of Asia such as China and Vietnam, where the parent-child bond may also lack physical intimacy. Similarly to Arabs, many Asian cultures often view physical contact between unmarried couples or people of opposite sexes as traditionally unacceptable.

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