Top events in France

April
01

As if Cannes’ glut of designer boutiques and department stores wasn’t enough, the city also holds an annual festival dedicated to...

May
16

In 1939 the French government chose Cannes as the suitably sunny location for its inaugural Film Festival. From what was originally an opportunity...

June
21

Throughout France on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, the whole country is given over to music from morning till night. In...

France Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2016
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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