Holiday Guide for French Polynesia in 2021

French Polynesia 2021
French Polynesia
2021

French Polynesia information

Coronavirus: Travel status On July 15, quarantine measures will be completely lifted and French Polynesia’s borders will re-open to international tourism from all countries, and will not be requiring a mandatory 14-day isolation period for visitors. French Polynesia Travel Guide

Population: 271,800
Capital: Papeete
Calling Code: (689)
Time Zone: -10 UTC
Currency: CFP franc
Language: French

Weather in Papeete

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Temperature: 23.94°c
Wind speed: 3.57kph
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List of National Holidays in French Polynesia in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

French Polynesia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Missionary Day

 Long Weekend! 
Missionary Day

French Polynesia: Marks the arrival of the London Missionary Society (LMS) missionaries on March 5th 1797

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

French Polynesia: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter


Easter

French Polynesia: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

French Polynesia: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day


Labour Day

French Polynesia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Victory Day


Victory Day

French Polynesia: Victory in Europe Day marks May 8th 1945 when the Allies formally accepted an unconditional surrender by the armed forces of Germany

Ascension Day


Ascension Day

French Polynesia: This day observes the departure of Jesus from earth after his resurrection. It is perhaps the earliest observed celebration in Christianity.

Pentecost


Pentecost

French Polynesia: Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

French Polynesia: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Internal Autonomy Day


Internal Autonomy Day

French Polynesia: On June 29th 1880 Tahiti's King, Pomare V, gave France the right of sovereignty to Tahiti and its dependencies

French National Day


French National Day

French Polynesia: Bastille Day celebrates the birth of the French Republic and marks the storming of the Bastille in 1789

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

French Polynesia: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

French Polynesia: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Armistice Day


Armistice Day

French Polynesia: Observed on November 11th to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918 and honor the veterans of both World Wars.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

French Polynesia: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC