Holidays in Italy

Holidays in Italy Offices and Shops are closed all Sundays in Italy. In major tourist areas especially during high season many shops are now open.

Here is the list of National Statutory Holidays:

  • JANUARY 1 New Year's Day
  • JANUARY 6 Epiphany
  • EASTERSunday
  • EASTER Monday
  • APRIL 25 Liberation Day
  • MAY 1 Labor Day
  • AUGUST 15 Assumption of the Virgin
  • NOVEMBER 1 All Saints Day
  • DECEMBER 8 Day of Immaculate Conception
  • DECEMBER 25 Christmas Day
  • DECEMBER 26 Santo Stefano (Boxing Day)

Offices and Shops are also closed in the following cities on the local feast days honoring their patron Saints:

  • APRIL 25 San Marco (VENEZIA)
  • JUNE 24 San Giovanni Battista (FIRENZE, GENOVA, TORINO)
  • JUNE 29 San Pietro e Paolo (ROMA)
  • JULY 15 Santa Rosalia (PALERMO)
  • SEPTEMBER 19 San Gennaro (NAPOLI)
  • OCTOBER 4 San Petronio (BOLOGNA)
  • OCTOBER 30 San Saturnino (CAGLIARI)
  • NOVEMBER 3 San Giusto (TRIESTE)
  • DECEMBER 6 San Nicola (BARI)
  • DECEMBER 7 Sant'Ambrogio (MILANO)

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