On national holidays in Italy, information offices, museums, monuments, etc. are either closed or open for limited hours. Public transportation such as buses and trains may be operating on a reduced holiday
May 1 (Italian Labor Day) and Christmas Day(December 25) are all major national holidays in Italy. Museums, monuments and many restaurants will be closed. Take these holidays into consideration when you plan your vacation.
In addition to national holidays in Italy, each town has a feast day in celebration of their patron saint. These holidays vary from city to
city and town to town.
The following is a Calendar of national holidays in Italy:
January 1 – New Year’s Day
January 6 – Epiphany
March/April – Easter Sunday and Monday
April 25 – Liberation Day
May 1 – Labor Day
June 2 – Anniversary of the Founding of the Republic
August 15 – Ferragosto (Feast of the Assumption)
November 1 – All Saints’ Day
December 8 – Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 25 – Christmas Day
December 26 – Santo Stefano New Year’s Day