Public holidays in France

Public holidays in France

Most companies and governments are all closed on public holidays, the main ones:

January 1st: New Year

Late March and mid-April: Easter

May 1st: Labour Day

May 8th: Victory 1945

Mid-May: Ascension

July 14th: French national holiday / Bastille day

August 15th: Assumption

November 1st: All Saints' Day

November 11th: Armistice 1918 with Germany

December 25th: Christmas

Hospitals, firemen, police and emergency services operate during vacations and holidays.

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