- 1 - New Years Day (Capodanno)
- 6 - Epiphany (Epifania)
- 23 - Easter (Buona Pasqua)
- 24 - Easter Monday (Lunedì dell'Angelo, Pasquetta)
- 25 - Liberation Day (Festa della Liberazione)
- 25 - Feast of St. Mark (Venice only)
- 1 - Labor Day (Festa dei Lavoratori)
- 2 - Founding of the Republic (Festa della Repubblica)
- 24 - St. John the Baptist Day (Florence only)
- 29 - St. Peter and St. Paul's Day (Rome only)
- 15 - Assumption Day (Assunzione or Ferragosto)
- 19 - St. Gennaro's Day (Naples only)
- 1 - All Saints Day (Ognissanti or Tutti i santi)
- 7 - St. Ambrogio's Day (Milan only)
- 8 - Immaculate Conception's day (Immacolata Concezione)
- 25 - Christmas Day (Buon Natale)
- 26 - St. Stephen's Day (Santo Stefano)
- 31 - New Year's Eve
- Holidays – Source: InfoRoma
- Italian Holidays – Explanation of holiday observance – Source: lifeinitaly.com
- Public holidays in Italy – Source: Wikipedia – "the free encyclopedia"
- SEE ALSO:
- Info on 2007 Events and Festivals (festa or sagra) in Italy *, dated Friday, January 05, 2007
The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry. For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .
It's important for traveling to, from and within Italy to know the Italian national holiday observances. These holiday observances may affect your travel plans, visits to museums, Italian business or government offices, etc. Public transportation may be on limited schedule.
That's it for Thursday, 3 January 2008: giovedì, 3 gennaio 2008.
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Today’s quote is an Italian proverb, author unknown.
"Una donna, la sua sorte e fatta dell'amore ch'ella accetta."
"A woman's face is determined by the love she accepts."
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