Easter holidays 2023: when, where to go in the spring?


Easter holidays 2023: when, where to go in the spring?

EASTER HOLIDAYS. School holidays begin on Saturday April 8, 2023 for students in zone A in France. Which destinations are popular with the French? Where to go? What dates for zones B and C?

[Updated April 7, 2023 at 3:56 p.m.] This Saturday April 8, Easter weekend, students in zone A (including the cities of Lyon, Poitiers, Grenoble or Bordeaux) will be on school vacation until Monday 24 April 2023. It will then be the turn of Zone B (including the cities of Marseille, Rennes, Nantes and Strasbourg) to go on vacation the following week, from Saturday April 15 to Monday May 2, 2023. Finally, students in Zone C (including the cities of Paris, Créteil, Versailles, Montpellier and Toulouse) will go on vacation on Saturday April 22, 2023 and resume classes last, on Tuesday May 9, 2023.

The weather promises to be sunny all over France for the Easter weekend, with mild temperatures. Three days favorable to outdoor Easter activities, namely the famous egg hunt for children! Probably the best weekend of April!

The spring vacation falls between the months of April and May this year 2023. Zone A will start the Easter holiday on Saturday, April 8, 2023, and the last zone that ends the Easter holiday is Zone C, at the date of resumption of classes on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Find below the dates for academic zones A, B or C.

Zone A students are on spring break from Saturday April 8, 2023 to Monday April 24, 2023. Zone A includes the academies of Besançon, Clermont-Ferrand, Limoges, Lyon, Bordeaux, Dijon, Poitiers and Grenoble.

Zone B students are on spring break from Saturday April 15, 2023 to Monday May 2, 2023. Zone B includes the academies of Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes and Strasbourg.

Zone C students are on spring break from Saturday April 22, 2023 to Tuesday May 9, 2023. Zone C brings together the academies of Créteil, Paris, Versailles, Montpellier and Toulouse.

The students of the Paris Academy, which is located in Zone C, are the last to go on vacation in the spring. They must wait until Saturday, April 22, 2023 to be on vacation 15 days until Tuesday, May 9, 2023.

You will have the choice between many European destinations or further afield during your Easter holidays 2023. To seek the sun in April, head to Andalusia in Spain. In Italy, it's time to visit Tuscany-Umbria. It's also a good time to bask on the beaches of Crete or Malta, as well as the Balearic Islands. In Portugal, enjoy Madeira and its botanical gardens. It is also possible to travel to the United States, Australia or Dubai.