When à is followed by an article in French

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When à is followed by an article

Here are a few rules for when à is followed (or not) by an article:

à + no article
Je vais à Montréal I’m going to Montreal.
À L’
à + noun starting with a vowel
Je vais à l’aéroport I’m going to the airport.
à + lemasc sing
Je voyage au Pérou I’m travelling to Peru. (le Pérou)
à + lafém sing
Je suis à la campagne I’m in the countryside. (la campagne)
à + lespluriel
Je vais aux États-Unis I’m going to the United States. (les États-Unis)

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