Top events in France

May
13

A country-wide initiative, this event sees over 1,000 museums across France opening their doors to the public until 1 am. In Strasbourg, there are...

May
17

This relatively new festival is already establishing itself as something of an institution amongst Lyon's clubbing crowd. Held each May, the Nuits...

May
22

France’s first national men's competition was held in 1891 with the ladies' following in 1897 and international players in 1925. Since then...

France Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2023

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2023
April
10
Easter Monday
Start date:
10 April 2023
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2023
May
08
Victory Day 1945
Start date:
8 May 2023
May
18
Ascension Day
Start date:
18 May 2023
May
29
Whit Monday
Start date:
29 May 2023
July
14
Bastille Day
Start date:
14 July 2023
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2023
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2023
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2023
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2023

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