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French School Holidays 2006/07

As most people have found out, the traditionally busy periods in the Alps co-inside with the French school holidays. Generally due to the popularity these are also the most expensive times to stay in Tignes.

Due to the size of the country, for the holiday periods France is split into zones.

All zones:

All Saints Day:

Wednesday 25th October 2006 to Monday 6th November 2006


Saturday 23rd December 2006 to Monday 8th January 2007

Summer 2007:

Starting Wednesday 4th July 2007

Per Zone:


  • A - Saturday 10th February 2007 to 26th February 2006
  • B - Saturday 24th February 2007 to Monday 12th March 2007
  • C - Saturday 17th February 2007 to Monday 5th March 2007


  • A - Saturday 31st March 2007 to Monday 16th April 2007
  • B - Saturday 14th April 2007 to Wednesday 2nd May 2007
  • C - Saturday 7th April to Wesdnesday 23rd April 2007

Category A:

Caen, Clermont Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon, Monpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes,Rennes, Toulouse.

Category B:

Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg.

Category C:

Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles.