Italy: Public Holidays

Way more than just good spaghetti bolognese.

Italy Public Holidays

1st January: New Year’s Day
6th January: Epiphany
March/April: Easter Monday
25th April: Liberation Day
1st May: Labour Day
2nd June: Republic’s Day
15th August: Assumption of the Virgin
1st November: All Saints’ Day
8th December: Day of the Immaculate Conception
25th December: Christmas Day
26th December: Santo Stefano

There are also local public holidays, honouring the patron saint of a town or city, on which most local businesses will close. These are:

25h April St. Mark (Venice)
24th June St. John the Baptist (Florence, Genoa & Turin)
29th June St. Peter & Paul (Rome)
15th July St. Rosalia (Palermo)
19th September San Gennaro (Naples)
4th October St. Petronio (Bologna)
30th October St. Saturnio (Cagliari)
3rd November St. Giusto (Trieste)
6th December St. Nicola (Bari)
7th December St. Ambrose (Milan)