Years: 2023 2024 2025

France Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in France year 2023
101 Jan, SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
220 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
326 Mar, SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
407 Apr, FridayGood FridayLocal holiday , Moselle
509 Apr, SundayEaster SundayObservance
610 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
701 May, MondayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday
808 May, MondayWWII Victory DayNational holiday
918 May, ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
1028 May, SundayWhit SundayObservance
1129 May, MondayWhit MondayNational holiday
1204 Jun, SundayMother's DayObservance
1318 Jun, SundayFather's DayObservance
1421 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1514 Jul, FridayBastille DayNational holiday
1615 Aug, TuesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday
1723 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1829 Oct, SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
1901 Nov, WednesdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday
2011 Nov, SaturdayArmistice DayNational holiday
2122 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
2224 Dec, SundayChristmas EveObservance
2325 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday
2426 Dec, TuesdaySt Stephen's DayLocal holiday , Moselle
2531 Dec, SundayNew Year's EveObservance

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.