Lyon City Guide

Top 8 : Useful French apps!

By Erasmus Party in Lyon

If you plan to come in France during your studies, you may need some useful apps that we use here. To make it easier for you to understand which one is for what, here is the top 8!

1. WhatsApp

You must surely already know Whatsapp, this app is very useful to communicate for free with your loved ones abroad. 📞


2. WordReference

WordReference is an application that includes a classic dictionary, a thesaurus, and translation and conjugation features. You will become real pros of the French language! 📚

3. Wise

Wise allows you to transfer money from your foreign bank account to your French bank account in a secure and affordable way 💰


4. SNCF Connect

If you want to get out of Lyon and discover its surroundings or other regions of France, SNCF Connect will allow you to book trains easily and quickly. 🚄

5. BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is a carpooling application that connects drivers and passengers. It's a good way to get around at a lower cost and to meet new people! 🚗


6. CAF

The CAF allows you to benefit housing aid according to your financial situation 🏠

7. Doctolib

Doctolib is an application that connects doctors and patients, it allows you to quickly find nearby health professionals and make an appointment. 🩺


8. TooGoodToGo

TooGoodToGo allows you to reserve food baskets at reduced prices because they are made up of unsold food from food brands 🥙