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March
12

Feast of St Joseph, celebrated with stalls in city streets.

March
16

Classical music festival.

March
19

This popular festival dates back to the Middle Ages and is held in honour of St Joseph who saved Sicily from famine. Food, therefore, plays an...

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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