French Holiday Calendar and Public Holidays

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French Holiday Calendar and Public Holidays

This page provides you details on helpful data to plan your own visit to Palace of Versailles : attendance depends on French School Holiday Calendar and Public Holidays.

To prepare your visit to Domain of Versailles, you have to know that in France there are a lot of Public Holidays and french move a lot during their holidays. So read these general informations and mys special tips for you before booking your visit.




In France, there are 3 school holidays vacation’s area which group several big cities and their regions:

  • Zone A : Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse.
  • Zone B : Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg.
  • Zone C : Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles.

See above French Holiday Calendar et Public Holidays for 2015 and 2016.

French Mother, fan of art, gives you advice to prepare your best visit to Palace of Versailles.