Public Holidays in Greece in 2017

Greece Upcoming Holidays in Greece

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 10 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Synaxis of the Mother of God
Synaxis of the Mother of God

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 11 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Greece List of National Public holidays of Greece in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Epiphany
Monday February 27 Clean Monday Orthodox Shrove Monday. Movable
Saturday March 25 Independence Day 25th March Day
Friday April 14 Orthodox Good Friday Movable
Monday April 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 Labour Day
Monday June 05 Holy Spirit Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Tuesday August 15 Assumption Day The Falling Asleep of the Virgin
Saturday October 28 The Ochi day National Anniversary of Greek Independence
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 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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