However many people spend the day quietly. Easter sunday in france is a time for many christians to celebrate jesus christs resurrection.
Jul 7 sep 1.
Easter 2021 france. Dec 18 2021 jan 3 2022. Labor day fete du premier mai 8 may saturday. Nonetheless there are of course devout catholics living in france who carry on the ancient traditions and keep easter as the holiest day of the christian calendar.
We also provide france holiday calendar for 2021 in word excel pdf and printable online formats. Easter monday lundi de paques which is the day after easter sunday is a public holiday in francethere are a range of local customs and events. The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in france which includes federal regional government holidays and popular observances.
Oct 23 nov 8. Apr 25 may 9. Holidays in french schools are split into three zones a b and c with holiday dates spread for the winter and spring holidays while others such as toussaint.
Sunday february 28 2021. Amiens feb 21 mar 7. The french republic officially observes 11 public holidays.
This holiday occurs the monday after easter sunday. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced so please check back regularly for updates. School holidays france 2021.
New years day jour de lan 2 april friday. People may attend special church services eat a festive meal and search for easter eggs. Apr 25 may 9.
Easter monday celebrates when mary magdalene found the tomb that jesus had been buried in empty. World war ii victory day fete du huitieme mai or jour de la victoire 45 13 may thursday. Current school holidays next school holidays winter spring summer autumn christmas aix marseille feb 21 mar 7.
Public holidays in france in 2021. Children across france may be grumbling about going back to school on monday january 4 2021 but the government has unveiled its calendar for the following school year. 2021 public holidays france service.
This page contains a national calendar of all 2021 public holidays. Jul 7 sep 1. Easter monday lundi de paques 1 may saturday.
Good friday alsace and mosellelorraine 5 april monday. Good friday and st stephens day are observed in alsace and moselle only. France is a secular nation that has a policy of laicite which means that public life is kept 100 percent secular.
Ascension day jour de l.