Traffic in France August 2017
As usual August is a heavy traffic month in France. Each weekend is rated either Orange (Moderate Traffic) or Red (Heavy Traffic). There are also three regional Black (Very Heavy Traffic) Saturdays to watch out for.
July 14th in France (Bastille Day)
July 14th is known to many outside France as Bastille Day. In France, July 14th is called fete nationale or le 14 Juillet. It's a double anniversary, the storming of the Bastille on July 14th 1789 and Fête de la Federation on July 14th 1790. It symbolizes the end of the Monarchy and the beginning of what is now called the First French Republic.
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