There are 12 officially recognized Public Holidays in France. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.

NameNative NameDateType
New Year’s DayJour de l’an01. Jan. 2020 National Holiday
Easter MondayLundi de Pâques13. Apr. 2020 Religious Holiday
Labour DayFête des Travailleurs01. May. 2020 National Holiday
Victory in Europe DayFête de la Victoire08. May. 2020 National Holiday
Ascension DayAscension21. May. 2020 Religious Holiday
Whit MondayLundi de Pentecôte01. Jun. 2020 Religious Holiday
National HolidayFête nationale14. Jul. 2020 National Holiday
Assumption of MaryAssomption15. Aug. 2020 Religious Holiday
All Saint’s DayToussaint01. Nov. 2020 Religious Holiday
Armistice DayArmistice de 191811. Nov. 2020 National Holiday
ChristmasNoël25. Dec. 2020 National Holiday
New Year’s EveJour de l’an31. Dec. 2020 National Holiday