Events Calendar for Monaco & the French Riviera

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    We keep this Google Calendar updated with the latest events information for Monaco and all the towns on the French Riviera. You can subscribe to add this as a separately-viewable calendar in your Google Calendar screen or subscribe via iCal. If you are having trouble viewing the calendar, here’s the direct Google Calendar link.

    Go here for a complete list of flea and antique markets on the French Riviera.

    Below are the biggest events and festivals, with links to view more information about the event:

    Major Annual Events

    Antibes & Juan-les-Pins Events

    Beaulieu-sur-Mer Events

    Cagnes-sur-Mer Events

    Cannes Events

    Menton Events

    Monaco & Monte-Carlo Events

    Mougins Events

    Nice Events

    St-Paul de Vence Events

    St-Tropez Events

    Villefranche-sur-Mer Events

    Monaco School Holidays

    During school vacations, many Monaco residents leave to vacation at other destinations along the French Riviera or elsewhere around the world.

    Back to schoolSeptember 7, 2020
    All Saints’ Day holidayOctober 22 to November 2, 2020
    National DayNovember 19, 2020
    Immaculate Conception’s DayDecember 8, 2020
    Christmas holidaysDecember 19 to January 3, 2021
    Saint Dévote’s DayJanuary 27, 2021
    Winter half-term-holidaysFebruary 20 to March 7, 2021
    Easter Monday April 5, 2021
    Spring half-term holidaysApril 23 to May 9, 2021
    Ascension May 13, 2021
    Grand Prix and Whit MondayMay 20 to May 24, 2021
    Corpus ChristiJune 3, 2021
    Summer holidaysJuly 1 to September 5, 2021

    Here is the official school schedule calendar from the Monaco government.

    French Riviera School Holidays

    Expect the beaches to be much busier with plenty of children and teenagers crowding the beach and markets during these dates.

    Holiday dates for the French Riviera:

    Autumn holidays

    Christmas holidays

    Winter holidays

    Spring holidays

    Summer holidays

    October 18 to November 1, 2020

    December 20 to January 3, 2020 to 2021

    February 20 to March 7, 2021

    April 25 to May 9, 2021

    July 6 to August 30, 2021

    To alleviate holiday traffic and crowded resorts, education authorities are divided into three geographic zones, with staggered winter and spring holiday periods. The French Riviera is in Zone B. Here is the government’s official website listing the holiday dates. Expect increases in tourism during all of the school holidays.

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