Here are the 2009 National Holiday Observances in Italy:
- 1 - New Years Day (Capodanno)
- 6 - Epiphany (Epifania)
- 12 - Easter (Buona Pasqua)
- 13 - 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 2009 Events and Festivals (feste or sagre) in Toscana/Tuscany *, dated Tuesday, January 06, 2009
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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 running on a limited schedule.
That's it for Thursday, 1 January 2009: giovedì, 1 gennaio 2009.
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