Top events in Switzerland

January
27

'Vogel Gryff' Festival is a traditional festival during which the three heraldic figures (Vogel Gryff (Griffin), Wild Maa (Wild Man) and Leu (Lion...

January
28

One of the biggest art expos in Europe, artbygenève is an exciting meeting place for gallery owners, art publishers, artists and art institutions...

February
12

Fancy dress, fireworks and festivities throughout the city.

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