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Public Holidays in Italy

If you're planning a trip to Italy, it's worth considering the dates of the Italian public holidays or bank holidays.

Italy has a mixture of traditional religious, national & regional holidays when many shops, public buildings etc will be closed.

The main national holidays in Italy are as follows:

Italian Public Bank Holidays
2012
 
Sunday January 1 - New Year's Day (Capodanno)

Friday January 6 - Epiphany or 12th Night (Epifania)

Monday April 9 - Easter Monday

Wednesday April 25 - Liberation Day (Festa della Liberazione)

Tuesday May 1 - Labour Day (Festa dei Lavoratori)

Saturday Jun 2 - National Day or Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica)

Wednesday August 15 - Assumption Day (Assunzione)

Thursday November 1 - All Saints Day (Tutti i santi)

Saturday December 8 - Feast of the Imaculate Conception (Immacolata Concezione)

Tuesday December 25 - Christmas Day (Natale)

Wednesday December 26 - St Stephen's Day (Santo Stefano)
 



2013
 
Tuesday January 1 - New Year's Day (Capodanno)

Saturday January 6 - Epiphany or 12th Night (Epifania)

Monday April 1 - Easter Monday

Thursday April 25 - Liberation Day (Festa della Liberazione)

Wednesday May 1 - Labour Day (Festa dei Lavoratori)

Sunday Jun 2 - National Day or Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica)

Thursday August 15 - Assumption Day (Assunzione)

Friday November 1 - All Saints Day (Tutti i santi)

Sunday December 8 - Feast of the Imaculate Conception (Immacolata Concezione)

Wednesday December 25 - Christmas Day (Natale)

Thursday December 26 - St Stephen's Day (Santo Stefano)
 



Italy also has several local holidays (festas) celebrating their patron saints, for example:

Saint Mark - April 25 - Venice
St John the Baptist - June 24 - Florence, Genoa, Turin
Saints Peter and Paul - June 29 - Rome
Saint Gennaro - September 19 - Naples
Saint Petronio - October 4 - Bologna
Saint Saturnio - October 30 - Cagliari
Saint Giusto - November 3 - Trieste
Saint Nicola - December 6 - Bari
Saint Ambrose - December 7 - Milan


To view public bank holidays for other countries & locations in the world, try our Worldwide Public Holidays section
 

 

 
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