Top events in Italy

January
23

This is what a carnival is all about. The king of Carnivals, the Carnival of Venice, needs no introduction. The world's largest and most famous...

February
04

A celebration of excess before the fasting of Lent, with parades, balls and costumes and huge feasts.

February
04

Held since the Middle Ages, Verona's version of carnival is an event which kicks off the year with lots of parties and activities. It all...

Italy Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

In addition, local feast days are held in honour of town patron saints, generally without closure of shops and offices. These include:

Turin
/Genoa/Florence: 24 Jun (St John the Baptist).
Milan: 7 Dec (St Ambrose).
Siena: 2 Jul and 16 Aug, Palio horserace.
Venice: 25 Apr (St Mark).
Bologna: 4 Oct (St Petronius).
Naples: 19 Sep (St Gennaro).
Bari: 6 Dec (St Nichola).
Palermo: 15 Jul (St Rosalia).
Rome: 29 Jun (St Peter).
Trieste: 3 Nov (St Giusto).

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2017
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2017
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2017
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2017