Public holidays

1 January: New Year's Day
Apr/March: Easter, Easter Monday (subject to change)
1 May: Labour Day
8 May: Victory in Europe Day
May: Ascension Day (subject to change)
May/June: Whit Sunday, Whit Monday (subject to change)
14 July: National Day
15 August: Assumption of Mary
1 November: All Saints' Day
11 November: Armistace Day
25 December: Christmas Day

Business hours

Generally shops open at 9:00-19:00 from Monday to Saturday. French metropolitan continues to open without taking lunch time. Some departments open until 22:00 on Thursday.
Banks open at 8:30/9:00-16:00-17:30 (close at lunch hours 12:00-14:00) from Monday to Fryday. Some banks open on Saturday only at morning. In the rural district open at 10:00-13:00, close in the afternoon.