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May 1, 2023 holiday

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For all planning to travel on May 1, 2023 --

In France, Spain and Portugal May 1 is Labor day/ Fête de Travail/ Día del Trabajador / Dia do Trabalho.
This is a public holiday and much will be closed. In 2023 it occurs on a Monday. Multitudes of tourists travel then.Transport and accommodation is usually heavily booked in advance.
Be prepared !!
 
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For all planning to travel on May 1, 2023 --

In France and Spain May 1 is Labor day/ Fête de Travail/ Día del Trabajador .
This is a public holiday and much will be closed. In 2023 it occurs on a Monday. Multitudes of tourists travel then.Transport and accommodation is usually heavily booked in advance.
Be prepared !!
It looks like the same in Portugal…
 
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(May 1st.) - The same in England. Bank Holiday - A public holiday.
(For those starting their Via Francigena walk in Canterbury).
 

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