Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Info on the 2015 National Holiday Observances in Italy


Here are some links about the 2015 National Holiday Observances with some "Local Observances" in Italy:
  1. January/gennaio
    • 1 - New Years Day (Capodanno)
    • 6 - Epiphany (Epifania)
  2. February/febbraio
    • None
  3. March/marzo
    • None
    • 19 - Fathers Day  – "Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day." – Not a public holiday.
  4. April/aprile
    • 5 - Easter Sunday (Buona Pasqua)
    • 6 - Easter Monday AKA Lunedì dell'Angelo AKA Pasquetta (Little Easter)
    • 25 - Liberation Day (Festa della Liberazione)
    • 25 - Feast of St. Mark (Local only: Venice only)
  5. May/maggio
    • 1 - International Workers Day (Festa dei Lavoratori) AKA Labor Day
    • 10 - Mothers Day  – "2nd Sunday in May." – Not a public holiday.
  6. June/giugno
    • 2 - Founding of the Republic (Festa della Repubblica)
    • 24 - St. John the Baptist Day (Local only: Florence/Firenze; Genoa/Genova; Torino/Turin)
    • 29 - St. Peter and St. Paul's Day (Local only: Rome)
  7. July/luglio
    • 15 - St. Rosalia (Local only: Palermo)
  8. August/agosto
    • 15 - Assumption Day (Assunzione or Ferragosto)
  9. September/settembre
    • 19 - St. Gennaro's Day (Local only: Naples/Napoli)
  10. October/ottobre
    • 4 - St. Petronius (Local only: Bologna)
  11. November/novembre
    • 1 - All Saints Day (Ognissanti or Tutti i santi)
    • 3 - St. Giusto (Local only: Trieste)
  12. December/dicembre
    • 6 - St. Nichola (Local only: Bari)
    • 7 - St. Ambrogio's Day (Local only: Milan/Milano)
    • 8 - Immaculate Conception's day (Immacolata Concezione)
    • 25 - Christmas Day (Buon Natale)
    • 26 - St. Stephen's Day (Santo Stefano)
    • 31 - New Year's Eve [NOT a holiday]
    • TBS
* = Blog entry has been updated.


It's important to note that travelers and visitors to Italy be aware of the the Italian National Holiday Observances with some "Local Observances". Your travel plans may be affected because of these Italian National Holiday Observances with some "Local Observances". Some museums or places that you may want to go to may be closed or the public transportation system (trains, buses, trams, etc.) may be operating on a holiday or limited schedule. So you will need to plan accordingly.


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That's it for Wednesday, 31 December 2014: mercoledì, 31dicembre 2014

Ciao, Ben

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