National holidays

National holidays in FranceIf you come to Paris, it might be useful to check out on the National holidays, just to make sure that your favorite shop, museum or attraction will be open as you visit Paris. Here you can find a list presenting the national holidays of France.

National holidays in France
1 January: New Year’s Day
1 May: Labour Day
8 May: Victory 1945
14 July: Bastille Day
15 August: Assumption Day
1 November: All Saints’ Day
11 November: Armistice 1918
25 December: Christmas Day

Easter day, the Assumption and Pentecost are also national holidays in France.

PS: Shops are normally closed on national holidays, while museums and attractions are open. But, it is important to know that shops in general are closed on Sundays by law.