Old cottage to renovate with attached barn
Only 16,500 euros for a large detached house with mains services connected.
Lovely secluded leisure lake of around 2 acres and 8 acres of woodland
10,000 euros for a detached large barn with 1/4 acre and permission to convert into habitation.
Wonderful barn in stunning location, for sale at just 18,500 euros.
A complete list of Public Holidays in France (Bank Holidays)
With the exception of those associated with Easter, Public Holidays in France are fixed. In other words, Public Holidays do not move to attach themselves to the nearest weekend as in the UK. And no time off in lieu is granted when a Public Holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, as it is in the UK.
The following are held on the same day each year:
New Year's Day - 1st January each year
Labour Day - 1st May each year
VE Day - 8th May each year
Bastille Day - 14th July each year
Assumption Day - 15th August each year
All Saints Day - 1st November each year
Armistice Day - 11th November each year
Christmas Day - 25th December each year
Boxing Day (only in the Moselle, the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin) - 26th December each year
The following are held on different days each year:
Good Friday (only in the Moselle, the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin) -
6 Apr 2012
29 Mar 2013
18 Apr 2014
3 Apr 2015
25 Mar 2016
Easter Sunday -
8 Apr 2012
31 Mar 2013
20 Apr 2014
5 Apr 2015
27 Mar 2016
Easter Monday -
9 Apr 2012
1 Apr 2013
21 Apr 2014
6 Apr 2015
28 Mar 2016
Ascension Day (40 days after Easter Sunday, always on a Thursday) -
17 May 2012
9 May 2013
29 May 2014
14 May 2015
5 May 2016
Pentacost/Whit Sunday (7th Sunday after Easter) -
27 May 2012
19 May 2013
8 Jun 2014
24 May 2015
15 May 2016
Monday following Pentacost/Whit Monday
28 May 2012
20 May 2013
9 Jun 2014
25 May 2015
16 May 2016
The French government wants to reduce the number of Public Holidays from 11 (13 in certain the Moselle, the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin) to 10 (12). Please note that these figures exclude those Public Holidays which always fall on a Sunday (ie; Easter Sunday and Whit Sunday).
Most offices, businesses and shops in France will close for a Public Holiday although the smaller supermarkets in many towns will open for a couple of hours in the morning (except for on Christmas day). Bakers will operate a limited morning service as they do on Sundays. Restaurants can be relied upon to respond to the market demand so opening will depend upon place and season. Book well in advance for Christmas day though.
When a Public Holiday falls on a Tuesday or a Thursday, it is very common to take the Friday or Monday off to create a long weekend ("faire le pont"). Many businesses, especially the smaller ones are therefore closed for the entire period, including many estate agencies.
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Stone cottage with private patio and courtyard
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Charming village house with courtyard, terrace and views.
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