Public Holidays in Bern in 2017

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Bern in 2017

Sunday January 01 New Years Day Neujahrstag
Monday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Saturday June 03 Fathers Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday June 05 Whitmonday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Tuesday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Sunday September 17 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday September 18 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 St Stephens Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuch


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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