French school holiday dates for 2014

Farmhouse rental in Brittany

If you own a holiday home in France or another location where you get interest from France-based families, it’s good to plan ahead for the school holidays.

Demand for group bookings soars at these times, so take a look at what similar local properties are charging and make sure your prices are competitive in peak seasons. You can use the dates below as a guide when setting your prices.

French school holidays 2014


Brittany, lower Normandy, Pays de la Loire, Lorraine, Rhône  Alpes, Auvergne, Languedoc, Midi-Pyrenees


All other regions not in Zones A or C


Greater Paris, Aquitaine

Winter holidays Sat 1 March 2014 – Sun 16 March 2014 Sat 22 February 2014 –
Sun 9 March 2014
Sat 15 February 2014 –
Sun 2 March 2014
Spring holidays (Easter) Sat 26 April 2014 – Sun 11 May 2014 Sat 19 April 2014 – Sun 4 May 2014 Sat 12 April 2014 – Sun 27 April 2014
Summer holidays Sat 5 July 2014 – Sun 31 August 2014
Long Ascension weekend Thurs 28 May 2014 – Sun 1 June 2014
Toussaint – half term Sat 18 October 2014 – Sun 2 November 2014
Christmas holidays Sat 20 December 2014 – Sun 4 January 2015

One thought on “French school holiday dates for 2014

  1. acelinealbert

    Yeah, If you have a good holiday house then it is too good or If you don’t have it at that time you will confused about that where to go for holiday celebration, that’s the major things about all people in France………… Holiday house in Normandy


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