Public Holidays in Italy in 2022

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.

Italy 2022

List of Holidays in Italy in 2022

Day Date Holiday Name Italian Name Type Comments
Saturday New Year's Day Capodanno Public Holiday
Thursday La Befana Epifania Public Holiday
Saturday Father's Day festa del papà Not A Public Holiday Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day.
Sunday Easter Pasqua Public Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Pasquetta Public Holiday
Monday Feast of St. Mark Festa di San Marco Regional Holiday Venice only
Monday Liberation Day Festa della Liberazione Public Holiday
Thursday Sardinia's Day Sa Die de Sa Sardigna Regional Holiday Sardinia only
Sunday Labour Day La Festa dei Lavoratori Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day festa della mamma Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May.
Thursday Republic Day Festa della Repubblica Public Holiday
Friday Feast of St. John the Baptist Jani Regional Holiday Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
Wednesday Saint Peter and Saint Paul La Festa di San Pietro e Paolo Regional Holiday Rome
Friday Feast of St. Rosalia Festino di Santa Rosalia Regional Holiday Palermo only
Monday Ferragosto Ferragosto Public Holiday Assumption of Mary
Monday Feast of St. Gennaro Festa di San Gennaro Regional Holiday Naples only
Tuesday Feast of St. Petronius Festa di San Petronio Regional Holiday Bologna only
Tuesday All Saints' Day Tutti i santi (Ognissanti) Public Holiday
Thursday Feast of St. Giusto Festa di San Giusto Regional Holiday Trieste only
Tuesday Feast of St. Nicholas Festa di San Nicola Regional Holiday Bari only
Wednesday Feast of St. Ambrose Festa di Sant'Ambrogio Regional Holiday Milan only
Thursday Immaculate Conception Day Immacolata Concezione Public Holiday
Sunday Christmas Day Natale Public Holiday
Monday St. Stephen's Day Santo Stefano Public Holiday


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