Update 2022-01-25 (2): The general strike is expected to take place from Wednesday, 8 pm (26 January, local time) until Friday, 6 am (28 January, local time).
Update 2022-01-25 (1): Travellers in or heading to France should still bear in mind that a general strike is expected to take place and unions have called for demonstrations throughout the country on Thursday (27 January).
2022-01-20: On Thursday (27 January), a general strike is expected to take place in France and unions have called for demonstrations throughout the country.
Heightened security measures, as well as disruptions to traffic and public life, are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.