Official French Public Holidays 2016 |

Official French Public Holidays 2016

Here we take a look at the holiday dates for France. Including the international holidays and more local ones that are dependent on region.

Posted on

30 November 2015

Last updated on 15 January 2018
Official French Public Holidays 2016

French Public Hoidays 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday 1st January New Years Day National Holiday
Sunday 20th March March Equinox Season
Friday 25th March Good Friday  
Sunday 27th March Easter Day  
Monday 28th March Easter Monday National Holiday
Sunday 1st May Labour Day National Holiday
Thursday 5th May Ascension Day National Holiday
Sunday 8th May  WWII Victory Day National Holiday
Sunday 15th May Whit Sunday  
Monday 16th May Whit Sunday National Holiday
Sunday 29th May Mother's Day  
Sunday 19th June Father's Day  
Monday 20th June June Solstice Season
Thursday 14th June Bastille Day National Holiday
Monday 15th August Assumption of Mary National Holiday
Thursday 22nd September September Equinox Season
Tuesday 1st November All Saints' Day National Holiday
Friday 11th November Armistice Day National Holiday
Wednesday 21st December December Solstice Season
Saturday  24th December Christmas Eve  
Sunday 25th December Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday 26th December St Stephen's Day  
Saturday 31s December New Years Eve  

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