Top events in Switzerland

April
20

This annual spring jazz festival is marked by performances from celebrated international musicians who perform at a variety of locations...

April
22

A world-class international art and chamber music festival. A world-class international art and chamber music festival, which has been taking...

April
24

The annual city marathon winds a serpentine route around some of the most picturesque parts of Zurich.

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
05
Whit Monday
Start date:
5 June 2017
August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2017
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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