Italy Bank Holidays

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A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.
  • Holiday that falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) are observed on that day, it is not moving to next work day

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DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day (Capodanno) - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
6 JanFriEpiphany (Epifania) - Commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men
19 MarSunFather's Day (Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a Public Holiday)
17 AprMonEaster Monday (Lunedì dell'Angelo) - Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead
25 AprTueLiberation Day (Festa della Liberazione) - End of World War II in Italy. Liberation of Italy from Nazi Germany, 1945
25 AprTueFeast of St. Mark (La Festa di San Marco) - Venice only. It honors St Mark, the city’s patron saint, and coincides with Liberation Day
28 AprFriSardinia Day (Sa Die de Sa Sardigna) - A historical on 28th of April 1794 when the population's insurrection ended with Viceroy Balbiano's expulsion and the island's release from the Piedmont domination. Sardinia only
1 MayMonLabour Day (Festa del Lavoro) - Annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers
14 MaySunMother's Day - Celebration honoring the mother of the family. 2nd Sunday in May. Not a Public Holiday
2 JunFriRepublic Day (Festa della Repubblica) - Birth of the Italian Republic 1946. Celebrates the day when Italians voted to abolish the monarchy in 1946 so their country could become a republic
24 JunSatSt. John The Baptist Day (La Festa di San Giovanni)- Honors St John, also known as John the Baptist. Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
29 JunThursSaint Peter and Saint Paul (La Festa di San Pietro e Paolo) - It honors the Catholic saints Peter and Paul. Rome only
15 JulSatFeast of St. Rosalia (Palermo only)
15 AugTueAssumption Day (Ferragosto o Assunzione) - Is a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ
19 SeptTueFeast of St. Gennaro - Celebrate Saint Januarius, the Patron Saint of Naples. His feast day is September 19 in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church. Naples only
4 OctWedFeast of St. Petronius (San Petronio) - Saint Petronius was bishop of Bologna during the fifth century. He is a patron saint of the city. Bologna only
1 NovWedAll Saints Day (Tutti i santi) - Celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown
3 NovFriFeast of St. Giusto - He was a citizen of Triest in Italy, known for his works and charities. Trieste only
6 DecWedFeast of St. Nicholas - The Pontifical Basilica di San Nicola is a church in Bari, southern Italy that holds wide religious significance throughout Europe and the Christian world. Bari only
7 DecThursFeast of St. Ambrose - Milan celebrates the feast of its patron saint, St. Ambrose, with a special church service at one of the city's oldest churches, the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio. Milan only
8 DecFriImmaculate Conception Day (Immacolata Concezione) - Celebrates the solemn belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
25 DecMonChristmas Day (Natale) - Celebrate the birth of Christ
26 DecTueSt. Stephens Day (Santo Stefano) - Commemorate Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr or protomartyr, celebrated on 26 December in the Latin Church and 27 December in Eastern Christianity

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
6 JanMonEpiphany
21 AprMonEaster Monday
25 AprFriLiberation Day
25 AprFriFeast of St. Mark - Venice only
28 AprMonSardinia Day
1 MayThursLabour Day
2 JunMonRepublic Day
24 JunTueSt. John The Baptist Day - Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
29 JunSunSaint Peter and Saint Paul - Rome only
15 JulTueFeast of St. Rosalia - Palermo only
15 AugFriAssumption Day - Ferragosto
19 SeptFriFeast of St. Gennaro - Naples only
4 OctSatFeast of St. Petronius - Bologna only
1 NovSatAll Saints Day - Tutti i santi
3 NovMonFeast of St. Giusto - Trieste only
6 DecSatFeast of St. Nicholas - Bari only
7 DecSunFeast of St. Ambrose - Milan only
8 DecMonImmaculate Conception Day
25 DecThursChristmas Day
26 DecFriSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
6 JanTueEpiphany
6 AprMonEaster Monday
25 AprSatLiberation Day
25 AprSatFeast of St. Mark - Venice only
28 AprTueSardinia Day
1 MayFriLabour Day
2 JunTueRepublic Day
24 JunWedSt. John The Baptist Day - Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
29 JunMonSaint Peter and Saint Paul - Rome only
15 JulWedFeast of St. Rosalia - Palermo only
15 AugSatAssumption Day - Ferragosto
19 SeptSatFeast of St. Gennaro - Naples only
4 OctSunFeast of St. Petronius - Bologna only
1 NovSunAll Saints Day - Tutti i santi
3 NovTueFeast of St. Giusto - Trieste only
6 DecSunFeast of St. Nicholas - Bari only
7 DecMonFeast of St. Ambrose - Milan only
8 DecTueImmaculate Conception Day
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
6 JanWedEpiphany
28 MarMonEaster Monday
25 AprMonLiberation Day
25 AprMonFeast of St. Mark - Venice only
28 AprThursSardinia Day
1 MaySunLabour Day
2 JunThursRepublic Day
24 JunFriSt. John The Baptist Day - Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
29 JunWedSaint Peter and Saint Paul - Rome only
15 JulFriFeast of St. Rosalia - Palermo only
15 AugMonAssumption Day - Ferragosto
19 SeptMonFeast of St. Gennaro - Naples only
4 OctTueFeast of St. Petronius - Bologna only
1 NovTueAll Saints Day - Tutti i santi
3 NovThursFeast of St. Giusto - Trieste only
6 DecTueFeast of St. Nicholas - Bari only
7 DecWedFeast of St. Ambrose - Milan only
8 DecThursImmaculate Conception Day
25 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day (Capodanno)
6 JanSatEpiphany (Epifania)
19 MarMonFather's Day (Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a Public Holiday)
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Lunedi dell Angelo, Pasquetta)
25 AprWedLiberation Day (End of World War II in Italy, 1945)
25 AprWedFeast of St. Mark (Venice only. St Mark is the patron saint of Venice)
28 AprSatSardinia Day (Sardinia only)
1 MayTueLabour Day (Festa del Lavoro)
13 MaySunMother's Day (2nd Sunday in May. Not a Public Holiday)
2 JunSatRepublic Day (Birth of the Italian Republic 1946)
24 JunSunSt. John The Baptist Day (Florence, Genoa, Turin Only)
29 JunFriSaint Peter and Saint Paul (Rome only)
15 JulSunFeast of St. Rosalia (Palermo only)
15 AugWedAssumption Day (Ferragosto. Assumption of Mary)
19 SeptWedFeast of St. Gennaro (Naples only)
4 OctThursFeast of St. Petronius (Bologna only)
1 NovThursAll Saints Day (Tutti i santi)
2 NovFriFeast of St. Giusto (Trieste only)
6 DecThursFeast of St. Nicholas (Bari only)
7 DecFriFeast of St. Ambrose (Milan only)
8 DecSatImmaculate Conception Day (Immacolata Concezione)
25 DecTueChristmas Day (Natale)
26 DecWedSt. Stephens Day (Santo Stefano)

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