Traffic forecasts for Easter: what Bison Futé advises to avoid traffic jams

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Many motorists will leave for the three days of Holy Week. Find the expected difficulties in the region and in France to avoid traffic difficulties.

This is a weekend that will do you good! Three days off for most of us to relax with family or friends after Covid-19 and between two rounds of the presidential election. This Easter weekend promises to be very sunny and mild in the south-west, according to Météo France forecasts.

What are the main traffic difficulties to expect? Bison Futé details the routes and times to avoid in our region.

Friday April 15: red in the direction of departures

  • leave or cross the main cities before 12 pm
  • avoid theA9 Come in Orange Y Montpelierfrom 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., from Montpelier for Narbonnefrom 3 to 9 p.m.
  • avoid theA62 Come in Bordeaux Y Toulousefrom 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • avoid theA61 Come in Toulouse Y Narbonnefrom 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Avoid the A10 between Orléans and Poitiers, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Avoid the A11 between Paris and Le Mans, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • avoid the A13 between Rouen and Caen, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • avoid the A7 between Lyon and Marseille, from 11am to 9pm.
  • avoid the A8 between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin, from 3pm to 8pm, from Cannes to Italy, from 7am to 8pm
  • access to Italy via the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), heavy traffic from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (wait more than 30 min), heavy traffic from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. more than 1 hour), critical 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (wait more than 2 hours)

Forecast #The clever : Very difficult traffic throughout France on Friday. Be safe on the road this weekend and follow the real-time forecast on the Smart Bison app or here: https://t.co/XUUExNeGNo
For your safety, remember to take a break every 2 hours. pic.twitter.com/4GHFcBEa5D

— Road Safety (@RoutePlusSure) April 14, 2022

Saturday April 16: orange in the direction of departures

  • leave or cross Île-de-France before 8 am
  • avoid theA9 Come in Orange Y beziersfrom 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • avoid theA61 Come in Toulouse Y Narbonnefrom 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • avoid the A7 between Lyon and Orange, from 8 am to 8 pm and between Salon-de-Provence and Marseille, from 10 am to 8 pm.
  • avoid the A8 between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., from Cannes to Italy, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • avoid the A11 between Paris and Le Mans, from 10am to 8pm.
  • avoid the A13 between Rouen and Caen, from 10am to 8pm.
  • avoid the N12 between Rennes and Saint-Brieuc, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • avoid the N157 between Laval and Rennes, from 11 am to 5 pm.
  • access to Italy via the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), heavy traffic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (wait more than 30 min)

Sunday April 17: Green both ways

Sunday is logically the quietest day. Bison Futé does not foresee any particular difficulty.

Monday April 18: orange in the direction of returns

  • arrive or cross Île-de-France before 12 noon
  • avoid theA9 Come in Narbonne Y Orangefrom 12 noon to 7 p.m.
  • avoid theA61 Come in Narbonne Y carcassonnefrom 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • avoid the A7 between Orange and Lyon, from 11 am to 9 pm and between Marseille and Salon-de-Provence, from 11 am to 8 pm.
  • Avoid the A10 between Bordeaux and Orleans, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Avoid the A11 between Angers and Paris, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • avoid the A13 between Caen and Rouen, from 11 am to 10 pm and between Rouen and Paris, from 4 pm to 10 pm.
  • avoid the N12 between Saint-Brieuc and Rennes, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • avoid the N137 between Nantes and Rennes, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Avoid the A6 between Chalon and Beaune, from 3pm to 7pm.
  • avoid the A8 between Nice and Aix-en-Provence, from 10 am to 7 pm.
  • access to France via the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), heavy traffic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. (wait >30 min), heavy traffic from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (wait >1 hour ), critical traffic from 18:00 to 19:00 (wait >2 hours)

It still works on the A61 Toulouse/Narbonne

Works continue to widen the A61 between Toulouse and Narbonne. If the construction site stops over the Easter weekend, motorists will find construction zones and speed limits on their route, Vinci Autoroutes indicates.

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