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Traffic in France 2017May

There are three Bank holidays in May, Labor Day on the 1st, Victory in WWII on the 8th and Pentecost Monday on the 25th, the only holiday that lets the French 'Faire le pont'. Around these long weekends traffic is normally heavy. The long weekend starting on May 25th sees the heaviest traffic, with three national heavy traffic days.

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 Monday Green Orange Depart Red in Rhône-Alpes/Auvergne region. Labor Day - Bank Holiday
2 Tuesday Green Green
3 Wednesday Green Green
4 Thursday Green Green
5 Friday Green Green
6 Saturday Green Green
7 Sunday Green Green Depart Orange in the Paris/Ile de France and Northwest/North regions.
8 Monday Green Green Return Orange in the Paris/Ile de France and Northwest/North regions. Victory in WWII
9 Tuesday Green Green
10 Wednesday Green Green
11 Thursday Green Green
12 Friday Green Green
13 Saturday Green Green
14 Sunday Green Green
15 Monday Green Green
16 Tuesday Green Green
17 Wednesday Green Green
18 Thursday Green Green
19 Friday Green Green
20 Saturday Green Green
21 Sunday Green Green
22 Monday Green Green
23 Tuesday Green Green
24 Wednesday Red Green
25 Thursday Red Green Ascension - Bank Holiday
26 Friday Green Green
27 Saturday Green Red Return Black in the Northwest/North region.
28 Sunday Green Green
29 Monday Green Green
30 Tuesday Green Green
31 Wednesday Green Green

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