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French Public Holidays 2014

Wednesday 05 February 2014

There are 11 public holidays in France, so here are the dates you need to note in your diary for 2014.

  • Wednesday 1st January - New Year's Day (Jour de l'An)
  • Monday 21st April - Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
  • Thursday 1st May - Labour Day (Fête du Travail)
  • Thursday 8th May - VE Day - (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
  • Thursday 29th May - Ascension Day (Ascension)
  • Monday 9th June - Whit Monday (Lundi de Pentecôte)
  • Monday 14th July - Bastille Day (Fête Nationale)
  • Friday 15th August - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Assomption)
  • Saturday 1st November - All Saints' Day (Toussaint)
  • Tuesday 11th November - Armistice Day (Armistice 1918)
  • Thursday 25th December - Christmas Day (Noël)


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