Clubs from France's two top football leagues will boycott matches during last weekend of November in protest at new 'super tax' on high earners.
Some low-cost airlines have scrapped up to 30% of their services as a result of one-day industrial action called by air traffic controllers in France.
After a French air traffic controllers' strike caused two days of chaos in the skies, rail services will be hard hit by an unrelated strike Thursday.
The strike against EU plans to create single European airspace has caused cancellations of about 1,800 flights to and from France.
A French doctors' union has called on its members to refuse off-duty calls over the Christmas holiday period in a protest at working conditions.
French air transport unions have called a four-day strike from Monday in protest over a bill aimed at ensuring a minimum service during strikes.