Posts tagged with "public holidays"



French culture · 30 October 2019
On November 1st, the French will be marking "la Toussaint" or All Saints' Day, widely known as a day for remembering the dead...

French culture · 12 July 2019
Simply known in France as "le 14 juillet" or "la fête nationale", this is arguably the most important holiday in "la République's" calendar...

French culture · 01 January 2019
New Year's day is the first public holiday or "jour férié" in the 2019 French calendar. This year all but one will fall on a week day, meaning there could be 9 long weekends!

French culture · 30 April 2018
There are 11 "jours fériés" or public holidays in France - 4 of which fall in May! We find out what they represent for the French...