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Traffic in France 2017August

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.

Click here to understand French Traffic Zones.

Traffic Scale
Green - Normal Traffic
Orange - Moderate Traffic
Red - Heavy Traffic
Black - Very Heavy Traffic
Direction of Traffic
Depart - Leaving from urban areas going to vacation destinations.
Return - Coming back to urban areas from vacation destinations.
Date Day Depart
(All France)
Return
(All France)
Selected Traffic Zones
1 Tuesday Green Green
2 Wednesday Green Green
3 Thursday Green Green
4 Friday Orange Green Return Orange in Southwest and Mediterranean Coast regions.
5 Saturday Red Orange Depart Black in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne region. Return Red in Mediterranean Coast region.
6 Sunday Green Orange
7 Monday Green Green
8 Tuesday Green Green
9 Wednesday Green Green
10 Thursday Green Green
11 Friday Green Orange Depart Orange in Southwest and Mediterranean Coast regions.
12 Saturday Red Red Depart Black in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne and Mediterranean Coast regions.
13 Sunday Green Green Return Orange in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne and Mediterranean Coast regions.
14 Monday Green Green
15 Tuesday Green Green Assumption - Bank Holiday
16 Wednesday Green Green
17 Thursday Green Green
18 Friday Green Orange Return Red in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne and Mediterranean Coast regions.
19 Saturday Orange Red Return Red and Depart Black in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne and Mediterranean Coast regions.
20 Sunday Green Orange
21 Monday Green Green
22 Tuesday Green Green
23 Wednesday Green Green
24 Thursday Green Green
25 Friday Green Orange Return Red in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne and Southwest regions.
26 Saturday Orange Red
27 Sunday Green Orange
28 Monday Green Green Return Orange in Paris/Ile de France region.
29 Tuesday Green Green
30 Wednesday Green Green
31 Thursday Green Green

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