Top events in France

March
01

Make-up, costumes and music are the main features of any Carnival. Dozens of dazzling floats and thousands of entertainers join the big procession...

March
03

Nice is the finishing point for the annual cycling competition called Race to the Sun. Competitors start in Paris and battle it out in a gruelling...

May
03

Held every Sunday throughout May this festival celebrates the coming of the summer and the revival of nature after the winter. The event dates...

France Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2020

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2020
April
13
Easter Monday
Start date:
13 April 2020
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2020
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2020
May
21
Ascension Day
Start date:
21 May 2020
June
01
Whit Monday
Start date:
1 June 2020
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2020
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2020
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2020
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2020
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2020

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