On these days many shops will close all day or
early, some museums and other public attractions
may also be closed.

Remember to stock up on food the day before.
In some places you will be able to get fresh bread
in the morning on at least some of the days.

As always check your local situation!

1st January – New Year’s Day – National holiday
25th March – Good Friday – Local holiday (Alsace/Lorraine)
28th March – Easter Monday – National holiday
1st May – Labour Day / May Day – National holiday
5th May – Ascension Day – National holiday
8th May – WWII Victory Day – National holiday
16th May – Whit Monday – National holiday
14th July – Bastille Day – National holiday
15th August – Assumption of Mary – National holiday
1st November – All Saints’ Day – National holiday
11th November – Armistice Day – National holiday
25th December – Christmas Day – National holiday
26th December – St Stephen’s Day – Local holiday (Alsace/Lorraine)