National Holidays in Italy

National Holidays in Italy

chianti-italy-holidaysOn 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


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