Am I going to be cheek to jowl with other family vacationers during Vacances de la Toussaint?
October 1, 2012 7:25 AM Subscribe
FranceFilter: Vacances de la Toussaint
(fall midterm holidays) have what effect on traveling? Are trains, family-oriented sights, indoor pools, etc. packed, or is it mostly status quo?
posted by wnissen to travel & transportation around France (5 answers total)
Seems the entire school system of France is off from Sat 27 Oct - Sun 11 Nov for Vacances de la Toussaint
. I was thinking about taking my family, including a five year old, to Paris and somewhere in provincial France (Colmar?) during that time. What's it like? I prefer to avoid peak crowds for reasons of comfort and cost (thus why we're going in the fall) but if everything family-oriented is going to be jacked up in price or complet
we might consider shifting things later despite the increased risk of bad weather. On the other hand, given that there are also three other two-week holidays in addition to two months in summer, it might not be a big deal. What have your experiences been?