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

ZONE A

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

ZONE B

All other regions not in Zones A or C

ZONE 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

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