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Bank Holiday Season – les jours de fériés 2018

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  It’s bank holiday season in France next month, and with the extra complication of a few ‘ponts’, it’s going to be busy. The first bank holiday is 1st May, also known as Labour Day.  The main thing about 1st May is that Mont St Michel is closed.  Also 1st May falls on a Tuesday, so the French will take advantage of this by taking the Monday as holiday too.  What’s the point of going back to work for just one day?  This is the ‘pont’ or bridge day, which makes for a super-long weekend. The next bank holiday is 8th May, to celebrate the end of WWII. ...

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