Public Holidays in Italy in 2019

Italy observes the standard set of European holidays, mixing up key Christian holidays with a few related to the creation of the country. The most important holiday is probably Ferragosto on August 15th, which marks the start of the summer break for most Italians. The major cities observe a regional holiday on the feast day of their patron saint.

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Italy List of Holidays in Italy in 2019

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday New Year's Day Public Holiday Capodanno
Sunday La Befana Public Holiday
Tuesday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a public holiday
Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
Thursday Liberation Day Public Holiday
Thursday Feast of St. Mark Regional Holiday Venice only
Sunday Sardinia Day Regional Holiday Sardinia only
Wednesday Labour Day Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday Republic Day Public Holiday Birth of the Italian Republic, 1946
Monday Feast of St. John the Baptist Regional Holiday Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
Saturday Saint Peter and Saint Paul Regional Holiday Rome
Monday Feast of St. Rosalia Regional Holiday Palermo only
Thursday Ferragosto Public Holiday Assumption of Mary
Thursday Feast of St. Gennaro Regional Holiday Naples only
Friday Feast of St. Petronius Regional Holiday Bologna only
Friday All Saints' Day Public Holiday Tutti i santi
Saturday Feast of St. Giusto Regional Holiday Trieste only
Friday Feast of St. Nicholas Regional Holiday Bari only
Saturday Feast of St. Ambrose Regional Holiday Milan only
Sunday Immaculate Conception Day Public Holiday
Wednesday Christmas Day Public Holiday Natale
Thursday St. Stephen's Day Public Holiday Santo Stefano


  • Holidays that fall on a weekend are observed on that day and no weekday is given in lieu