Top events in France

December
01

The sunshine and shimmering waters of the Mediterranean are hardly synonymous with Christmas. However, that doesn’t stop the local...

December
01

Lyon's Festival of Lights takes place during December when the people of Lyon place little candle lamps in their windows in honour of the Virgin...

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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