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September
03

A cultural highlight of the year focusing on Bern's musical milestones.

October
25

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October
30

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Switzerland Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

There are additional regional holidays which are observed in certain cantons only.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2014

May not be observed in certain cantons.

April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
29
Ascension Day
Start date:
29 May 2014

May not be observed in certain cantons.

June
09
Whit Monday
Start date:
9 June 2014

May not be observed in certain cantons.

August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2014

May not be observed in certain cantons.

December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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