France Embassy and Consulates in Switzerland
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Swiss and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|Father's Day||Monday, June 21||4 days, 18 hours|
|Fête d'Indépendance||Wednesday, June 23||6 days, 18 hours|
|Saint Peter and Saint Paul||Tuesday, June 29||1 week, 5 days|
|Bastille Day||Wednesday, July 14||3 weeks, 6 days|
|National Day||Sunday, August 01||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Assumption Day||Sunday, August 15||1 month, 4 weeks|
|Jeûne genevois||Friday, September 10||2 months, 3 weeks|
|Knabenschiessen||Tuesday, September 14||2 months, 4 weeks|
|Swiss Federal Fast||Monday, September 20||3 months|
|Bettagsmontag||Tuesday, September 21||3 months|
|Saint Nicholas of Flüe||Saturday, September 25||3 months, 1 week|
1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Switzerland?
France currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in Switzerland including Bern, Geneva and Zurich.
2 - Do Swiss citizens need a visa for France?
Citizens of Switzerland (holders of regular passports) can travel to France for Freedom of movement without having to apply or obtain a French visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Switzerland?
The French representative offices in Switzerland will be closed in observance of the following Swiss and French holidays in 2021/2021:
- Father's Day (FR) Mon, Jun 21, 2021 (4 days, 23 hours)
Time in France vs Switzerland
Paris, France time is is same date and time Bern, Switzerland