Bank Holidays in France in 2017
List of national bank holidays of France in 2017
Not a Public Holiday
- French fixed Public Holidays that fall on a Sunday are celebrated on the following Monday.
- No time off in lieu is granted when a Public Holiday falls on a Saturday.
- If a public holiday falls on a Thursday, it is common for many workers to take the Friday as a 'pont' (bridge) to create a long weekend.
- Only Labour Day (May 1st) is a statutory public holiday in France.
The rest of the holidays are granted byagreement between employers' and employees' unions or by agreement of the employer.
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