Calendar of public and bank holidays for 2022

  • Saturday* 1 January – New Year’s Day (P)
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday (B)
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday (P)
  • Sunday* 1 May – Labour Day (P)
  • Monday 9 May – Europe Day (P)
  • Thursday 26 May – Ascension Day (P)
  • Monday 6 June – Whit Monday (P)
  • Thursday 23 June – The National Holiday (P)
  • Monday 15 August – Assumption (P)
  • Tuesday 1 November – All Saints’ Day (P)
  • Saturday* 24 December – Christmas Eve (afternoon) (B)
  • Sunday* 25 December – Christmas Day (P)
  • Monday 26 December – St Stephen’s Day (P)

P = statutory public holiday

B = bank holiday as provided by article 18. III. A. b) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Bank Employees

(*) The New Years' Day (1 January) falls on a Saturday, and the Labour Day (1 May) and the Christmas Day (25 December) fall on a Sunday. In such cases, the law stipulates that the employer must grant a compensatory day off within three months of the date of the public holiday (Art. L. 232-3 and Art. L. 232-6(2) of the Labour Code).