If you plan to spend more than a few days in France, you’ll eventually have to “faire la bise” (kiss on the cheek).
But that’s far from being the only way to greet French people.
In fact, there are lots of different greeting words and gestures depending on the occasion, the place and the person you’re greeting.
Before revealing 8 French greetings words you can use to go beyond “bonjour” and “goodbye”, here are 5 things you must know about the French greeting etiquette.
You’ll see it differs quite a bit from what you may be used to.