Top events in France

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...

July
07

Alongside the famous Avignon Festival, the 'Off' festival enlivens city streets and courtyards with a carnival atmosphere. Small troupes and...

France Public Holidays

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

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2014
May
29
Ascension Day
Start date:
29 May 2014
June
09
Whit Monday
Start date:
9 June 2014
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2014
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2014
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2014
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015
May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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