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    School and Public Holidays in France 2013-2014

    School Districts and zones

    The school districts in France are divided into 3 zones, each with their own dates for school holidays. Below you will find the cities within each zone, and the dates for their holidays.

    • Zone A: Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse

    All saints
    From 19 October 2013

    To 4 November 2013

    Christmas
    From 21 December 2013
    To 6 January 2014

    Winter
    From 1 March 2014
    To 17 March 2014

    Spring
    From 26 April 2014
    To 12 May 2014

    Summer
    From 5 July 2014

    • Zone B: Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg

    All saints
    From 19 October 2013
    To 4 November 2013

    Christmas
    From 21 December 2013
    To 6 January 2014

    Winter
    From 22 February 2014
    To 10 March 2014

    Spring
    From 19 April 2014
    To 5 Mai 2014

    Summer
    From 5 July 2014

    • Zone C: Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles

    All saints
    From 19 October 2013
    To 4 November 2013

    Christmas
    From 21 December 2013
    To 6 January 2014

    Winter
    From 15 February 2014
    To 3 March 2014

    Spring
    From 12 April 2014
    To 28 Mai 2014

    Summer
    From 5 July 2014

    Bank Holidays

    There are ten bank holidays in France:

    • 1st of January (New Year)
    • Easter Monday (celebrates the resurrection of Jesus)
    • 1st of May (Labor Day)
    • 8th of May (celebration of the end of World War II in Europe)
    • Ascension Thursday (Christ's Ascension)
    • 14th of July  (Bastille Day)
    • 15th of August  (Assumption)
    • 1st of November (All Saints)
    • 11th of November (Armistice)
    • 25th of December (Christmas)

    On these days all governmental, and most administration departments, banks, and shops are closed.

 
 

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