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Holidays and Observances in France in 2016

Holidays and Observances in France in 2016

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25FridayGood FridayLocal holidayBas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Moselle
Mar 27SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Mar 27SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 28MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1SundayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 5ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 8SundayWWII Victory DayNational holiday 
May 15SundayWhit SundayObservance 
May 16MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
May 29SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 14ThursdayBastille DayNational holiday 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 30SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11FridayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26MondaySt Stephen's DayLocal holidayBas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Moselle
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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