Wales captain Ryan Jones says his side have become the team no-one wants to play and everyone wants to beat.
Jones takes his unbeaten team to the Stade de France for Friday's meeting with the French and hopes to lead his side to a ninth consecutive Six Nations victory.
"We've become a team no-one looks forward to playing against. We are creating our own aura and we are earning respect," said Jones.
Wales' 23-15 win against England in the Millennium Stadium made it two wins from two in this season's championship following their opening round victory in Scotland.
And now Jones is hoping this experience will help to force a win against France.
He said: "France is a hell of a place to go and play Test rugby. It's hostile and the fans are very passionate and knowledgeable, but we will aim to quieten them.
"We've got the experience of drawing on past conquests, so it is not new. We know what it takes to win there, but we've got to start well and show the same character.
"France will be dangerous, but we've got to make sure we are switched on and react as quickly as we can, while preparing for every eventuality."
Wales: Lee Byrne; Leigh Halfpenny, Tom Shanklin, Jamie Roberts, Shane Williams; Stephen Jones, Michael Phillips; Gethin Jenkins, Matthew Rees, Adam Jones, Ian Gough, Alun-Wyn Jones, Ryan Jones (captain), Martyn Williams, Andy Powell.
Replacements: Huw Bennett, John Yapp, Luke Charteris, Dafydd Jones, Dwayne Peel, James Hook, Gavin Henson
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
Cardiff Blues U18 Girls will go into Sunday's Gemau Cymru with an extra spring in their step after Welsh internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett offered some last minute tips at a training session earlier this week.
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).