Top events in Italy

August
12

A historic re-enactment of Sicily being conquered by the Normans in 1060. Pluti (The Old Piazza Armerina) is where the most ancient medivial event...

August
15

Festival attracting big Italian and international jazz stars to perform at various venues in the city.

August
15

 Next to Christmas and Easter, Ferragosto is Italy’s biggest holiday. For Catholics, it is the Feast of the Assumption, when the Virgin...

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).

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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