France Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in France year 2023
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year's Day is the first day of the year in France.
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in France (Paris)
Daylight Saving Time starts (26 Mar) : Daylight Saving Time starts in France
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is an occasion for Christians in France to commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion.
Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Many Christians in France celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day (01 May) : People in France give loved ones flowers and may celebrate or campaign for workers' rights on May Day, also known as Labor Day.
WWII Victory Day (08 May) : WWII Victory Day marks the anniversary of the official end of World War II and is a public holiday in France.
Ascension Day (18 May) : Ascension Day marks the day that Jesus ascended to heaven, according to Christian belief.
Whit Sunday (28 May) : Pentecost Sunday is 50 days after Easter Sunday. It marks the Holy Spirit's descent onto Jesus' followers, according to Christian belief.
Whit Monday (29 May) : Pentecost Monday is the day after Pentecost Sunday. It is a public holiday in France.
Mother's Day (04 Jun) : Mothers and mother figures are honored with cards, gifts and other acts of kindness on Mothers’ Day in France.
Father's Day (18 Jun) : Families across France remember their fathers and father figures on Fathers’ Day on the third Sunday in June.
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in France (Paris)
Bastille Day (14 Jul) : Bastille Day is an occasion to honor the French Republic. It is a public holiday in France.
Assumption of Mary (15 Aug) : The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is an occasion for Catholics to honor the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary to heaven.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in France (Paris)
Daylight Saving Time ends (29 Oct) : Daylight Saving Time ends in France
All Saints' Day (01 Nov) : All Saints' Day celebrates all Christian saints, particularly those who have no special feast days of their own. It is a public holiday in France.
Armistice Day (11 Nov) : Armistice Day marks the anniversary of the end of World War I. It is a public holiday in France.
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in France (Paris)
Christmas Eve (24 Dec) : Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and is an important occasion for many French families.
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is an occasion for Christians to celebrate Jesus Christ's birth. It is public holiday in France.
St Stephen's Day (26 Dec) : St Stephen's Day is an occasion for Christians to honor St Stephen's life and is a public holiday in France's Alsace-Moselle region.
New Year's Eve (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.