France Public Holidays 2024

France Public Holidays Jan–Jun

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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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  • New Year's Day
    January 1
    Celebrates the beginning of the new year.
  • Good Friday
    March 29
    Regional Holiday
    Only in Alsace-Moselle (in municipalities with a Protestant temple or a mixed church)
  • Easter Monday
    April 1
    The day after Easter Sunday, commemorating Christ's resurrection.
  • Labor Day
    May 1
    International workers' day
  • V-E Day
    May 8
    Marks the end of World War II in Europe.
  • Ascension Day
    May 9
    Commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ.
  • Whit Monday
    May 20
    The day after Pentecost Sunday, celebrating the Holy Spirit's descent.

France Public Holidays Jul–Dec

Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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  • Bastille Day
    July 14
    France's national day, commemorates the French Revolution.
  • Assumption Day
    August 15
    Observance of Mary's assumption into heaven.
  • All Saints' Day
    November 1
    Honors all saints, deceased loved ones.
  • Armistice Day
    November 11
    Marks the end of World War I.
  • Christmas
    December 25
    Celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
  • Boxing Day
    December 26
    Regional Holiday
    Only in Alsace-Moselle

France Public Holidays

New Year's Day
January 1
Celebrates the beginning of the new year.
Good Friday
March 29
Regional Holiday
Only in Alsace-Moselle (in municipalities with a Protestant temple or a mixed church)
Easter Monday
April 1
The day after Easter Sunday, commemorating Christ's resurrection.
Labor Day
May 1
International workers' day
V-E Day
May 8
Marks the end of World War II in Europe.
Ascension Day
May 9
Commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ.
Whit Monday
May 20
The day after Pentecost Sunday, celebrating the Holy Spirit's descent.
Bastille Day
July 14
France's national day, commemorates the French Revolution.
Assumption Day
August 15
Observance of Mary's assumption into heaven.
All Saints' Day
November 1
Honors all saints, deceased loved ones.
Armistice Day
November 11
Marks the end of World War I.
Christmas
December 25
Celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
Boxing Day
December 26
Regional Holiday
Only in Alsace-Moselle

Notes

  1. There are no substitute holiday for public holidays that fall on weekends.
  2. In France, there are 11 statutory holidays established by labor law. Additionally, Alsace-Moselle region has two additional holidays due to historical reasons (Good Friday and Boxing Day), bringing the total to 13 annually. French overseas territories also have additional holidays. For more details, please refer to the linked document.

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