[Mis à jour le 6 juillet 2022 à 15h46] Tic-tac, Tic-tac, only a few hours left before the end of classes this Thursday, July 7, 2022! Schoolchildren from all zones A, B or C, will leave the school benches to enjoy the summer with family for 8 weeks! Because each year, students benefit from 16 weeks of School vacation the dates of which are set by the Ministry of Education.
Despite the lifting of restrictions in France and Europe and the establishment of a European health certificate, more and more French people are abandoning foreign countries to spend their summer holidays in France. The seaside is very popular, especially the Brittany, the Atlantic coast and the French Riviera. The Dordogne and Lozère were also in high demand, as were the mountains.
The 2022 summer holidays begin on Thursday July 7, 2022 after class for all primary, middle and high school students. The start of the school year for the 2022-2023 school year is scheduled for Thursday, September 1, 2022.
Many relaxation destinations are easily accessible by car, train or plane, whether you want to go to the seaside or to the mountains. At Lidl Voyages, France thus represents 52% of sales to date until the end of August: Vendée, Brittany, Normandy and even Languedoc. At TUI France, there is a strong demand for Corsica.
Destinations are already standing out in Europe. Like every year, Spain and its islands (Balearic Islands and Canary Islands), Greece and its islands (Crete), Italy (Sicily and Sardinia) are countries that should attract many tourists during the summer period. There is a fairly strong attractiveness for the islands, tell us the travel agencies.
The European health certificate entered into force on Thursday July 1, 2021 to facilitate travel and relaunch tourism within the European Union, however under the threat of new restrictions linked to new variants. The European Covid digital certificate" applies to three situations: it certifies that a person has been vaccinated against Covid-19 for a maximum of 9 months, that they have passed a negative test, or that they are immunized after having contracted the disease.
A map of green, orange and red countries has been put in place by the government to know the list of countries where it is possible to travel from France. Please note that even if a country is indicated in green, travelers must still find out about the conditions for entering the country (PCR test or vaccination passvisa, closed borders, mandatory testing, quarantine, etc.). List of green, orange and red countries
While many European countries such as Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece are accessible to French people on the condition of presenting a vaccination pass or a PCR test of less than 72 hours at the time of boarding, the 2022 summer holidays can also be synonymous with departure to Brittany, the Côte d'Azur, the Atlantic Coast, the Alpine, Auvergne, Jura or Pyrenean massifs or simply green in the absence of long trips.