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France's Business Holidays


Jan 1 New Year's Day

Apr 14 Good Friday

Apr 16 Easter #1 / Easter #2

Apr 17 Easter Monday

May 1 Labor Day

May 8 WWII Victory Day (Fête de la Victoire)

May 25 Ascension

Jun 4 Whit Sunday (Pentecost)

Jun 5 Whit Monday

Jul 14 Bastille Day

Aug 15 Assumption of the Blessed Mary

Nov 1 All Saints' Day#1 All Saints' Day #2

Nov 11 Armistice Day Flanders Fields 

Dec 25 Christmas Day

Dec 26 2nd Day of Christmas

Holidays in France

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