May 1st, — le 1er mai– , is a bank holiday in France —un jour férié–, and traditionally, people offer their family, friends or relatives a sprig of lily of the valley for good luck.
Although the weather was uncertain that day, I went for a walk and took a few photos.
Lily of the valley – muguet
Shops are closed
And on that day, anyone and everyone is allowed to sell lily of the valley on the street.
Selling lily of the valley
Either she just got her sprig, or they are going to offer it to some friends or relatives.
Just got hers!
And here’s some of mine