Top events in Italy

March
29

Renowned for its costumes and solemnity, Taranto’s Procession of the Mysteries starts from the Church of Mount Carmel, where six sacred statues...

April
01

Along with Bayreuth and Salzburg, the Florence Music Festival ranks among the oldest and most important European music festivals. More than this,...

April
02

An annual, challenging long-distance race through Milan city centre.

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

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