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France School Holidays 2017 and 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 and 2018 school holidays dates for France. These dates are unlikely to be modified by the Ministry of National Education.. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

The holiday dates released by the Ministry are followed by all schools across the country. The dates are split into 3 zones – Zone A, Zone B and Zone C respectively. The school holiday dates vary across the 3 zone regions for the winter holiday and spring break.

  • Zone A : Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers
  • Zone B : Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg
  • Zone C : Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles
School HolidaysZoneStartsFinishes
Autumn HolidaysA / B / C22 Oct 2017
(Sun)
5 Nov 2017
(Sun)
Christmas HolidaysA / B / C24 Dec 2017
(Sun)
7 Jan 2018
(Sun)
Winter HolidaysA11 Feb 2018
(Sun)
25 Feb 2018
(Sun)
B25 Feb 2018
(Sun)
11 Mar 2018
(Sun)
C18 Feb 2018
(Sun)
4 Mar 2018
(Sun)
Spring HolidaysA8 Apr 2018
(Sun)
22 Apr 2018
(Sun)
B22 Apr 2018
(Sun)
6 May 2018
(Sun)
C15 Apr 2018
(Sun)
29 Apr 2018
(Sun)
Summer HolidaysA/ B / C8 July 2018
(Sun)
2 Sep 2018
(Sun)

Visit education.gouv.fr for the original release.

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