Top events in France

December
04

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...

February
01

Undoubtedly the biggest event in the calendar, Nice’s carnival galvanises the city for two weeks every year. The more enthusiastic members...

France Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
April
05
Easter Monday
Start date:
5 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2021
May
13
Ascension Day
Start date:
13 May 2021
May
24
Whit Monday
Start date:
24 May 2021
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2021
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2021
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2021
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021

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