French school holiday dates 2014 2015

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For school holiday dates, France is divided into three parts. Knowing when French schools are out can be useful information when it comes to choosing when to travel to France.
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For school-holiday purposes, France is divided into three zones: in recent years and for the coming years, all three zones have the same school holiday calendar from the start of the school year, in September, until the end of January. It is only the winter and spring holidays that differ - mainly in order to spread the season for French winter sports resorts.  
   One excellent time to visit France is in the late summer and Autumn, between the start of the school year and the Toussaint holiday.

Zone B: North east France (Picardy, Nord-Pas de Calais, Champagne), Alsace, Franche-Comté and Burgundy, the Centre region, Limousin and Poitou Charentes,  Upper Normandy (the Rouen area) and Provence, the southern Alps & the Riviera

2014 - 2015 French school holiday calendar

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 (*see above)
Greater Paris, Aquitaine
Start of the summer holiday Saturday 5th July 2014 after classes
Autumn term starts Monday 1st September 2014
Toussaint - half term holiday period From Saturday 18th October 2014
to Sunday 2nd November 2014 inclusive 
Christmas holidays From  Saturday 20th December 2014
to Sunday 4th January 2015 inclusive
Winter holiday Saturday 7th Feb 2015  to Sunday 22nd Feb 2015 Saturday 21st February 2015
to Sunday 8th March 2015
Saturday 14th February 2015
to Sunday 1st March 2015
Spring holiday Saturday 11th April 2015 to Sunday 26th April 2015 Saturday 25th April 2015 to Sunday 10th May  2015 Saturday 18th April 2015 to Sunday 3rd May 2015
Long Ascencion weekend Thursday 14th May to Sunday 17th May inclusive
Start of the summer holiday Friday 3rd or Saturday 4th July 2015 after classes

BELGIAN SCHOOLS - 2014 - 2015

Toussaint - half term holiday period From midday Saturday 25th October 2014
to Sunday 2th November 2014 inclusive 
Christmas holidays

From Saturday 20nd December  after school
to Sunday 4th January 2015 inclusive

Winter holiday Saturday 14th Feb 2015

to Sunday 22nd Feb 2015

Spring holiday Saturday 4th April 2015
to Sunday 19th April 2015 inclusive

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