Top events in Italy

December
24

The second largest church in the Christian world, the 16th-century St Peter's Basilica in Rome provides a moving setting for the celebration of...

December
28

The Umbria Jazz Winter Festival delivers five days of music in the historic town of Orvieto. The event kicks off with street parades and continues...

January
31

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...

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).

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2014
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2014
October
25
All Saints' Day
Start date:
25 October 2014
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

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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