Public Holidays in Greece in 2017

Greece Upcoming Holidays in Greece

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 4 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Holy Spirit Monday
Holy Spirit Monday

5 June 2017 This National holiday is in 39 days. The name Whitsunday is generally attributed to the white garments formerly worn by the ...

Assumption Day
Assumption of Mary

15 August 2017 This National holiday is in 110 days. The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of...

Greece List of National Public holidays of Greece in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Epiphany
Monday February 27 Feb 27 Clean Monday Orthodox Shrove Monday. Movable
Saturday March 25 Mar 25 Independence Day 25th March Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Orthodox Good Friday Movable
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Monday June 05 Jun 5 Holy Spirit Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day The Falling Asleep of the Virgin
Saturday October 28 Oct 28 The Ochi day National Anniversary of Greek Independence
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Synaxis of the Mother of God


National Holiday


  • A public holiday that occurs on a Sunday is not transferred to another date
  • According to Greek Law every Sunday of the year is a public holiday

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