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