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France - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for France

Internet domain: .fr - Telephone code: +33 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Grandmothers Day*Friday March 4, 2016cards/flowers 
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Parliament recess (end)Saturday March 5, 2016Special Events 
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Mondial du Tourisme**Tuesday March 15, 2016Tradeshows 
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Paris Book Fair - Salon du Livre**Wednesday March 16, 2016Tradeshows 
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Arbor DayMonday March 21, 2016cards/flowers 
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Daylight Saving Time*Friday March 25, 2016Special Events 
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Passover**Wednesday March 30, 2016cards/flowers 
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April Fools Day**Friday April 1, 2016cards/flowers 
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Easter**Friday April 1, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday**Saturday April 2, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Marathon de Paris*Friday April 8, 2016Sports events 
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Parliament recess (beginning)Wednesday April 20, 2016Special Events 
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Printemps de Bourges**Sunday April 24, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Foire de Paris*Wednesday April 27, 2016Tradeshows 
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Deportation Day**Friday April 29, 2016cards/flowers 
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Grandmothers Day -
Sunday March 4, 2018

cards/flowers : Depuis 1987

Parliament recess (end) -
Monday March 5, 2018

Special Events :

Mondial du Tourisme -
Thursday March 15, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 5 days - Porte de Versailles in Paris 2018 edition confirmed

Paris Book Fair - Salon du Livre -
Friday March 16, 2018

Tradeshows : lasts 4 days - in Paris 2018 edition confirmed

Arbor Day -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

cards/flowers :

Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Passover -
Friday March 30, 2018

cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday

April Fools Day -
Sunday April 1, 2018

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant : "Solidarity Day",may not be a paid holiday, depending on the company

Marathon de Paris -
Sunday April 8, 2018

Sports events : 2018 edition confirmed
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Parliament recess (beginning) -
Friday April 20, 2018

Special Events :

Printemps de Bourges -
Tuesday April 24, 2018

Culture : Song festival lasts 6 days - in Center France 2018 edition confirmed

Foire de Paris -
Friday April 27, 2018

Tradeshows : Last 2 weeks - in the Porte de Versailles fair grounds - 2018 edition confirmed

Deportation Day -
Sunday April 29, 2018

cards/flowers : In the early 1950s, former deportees or their families wanted a national celebration for preserving the memory of the deportation. The law of 14 April 1954, unanimously passed by the French Parliament has responded to the need to preserve the memory of the deportation by creating the National Day of Remembrance of the victims and heroes of the deportation . Not a public holiday