National Holidays in Switzerland in 2016

Switzerland 2016
Switzerland
2016

Switzerland List of Holidays in Switzerland in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Fri New Year's Day National Holiday
Saturday Sat Berchtolds Day Regional Holiday Many cantons
Wednesday Wed Three King's Day Regional Holiday Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Tuesday Tue Republic Day Regional Holiday Neuchâtel only
Saturday Sat St. Joseph's Day Regional Holiday Several cantons
Friday Fri Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Mon Easter Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Thursday Thu Näfelser Fahrt Regional Holiday Glarus only. First Thursday in April
Monday Mon Sechselauten Regional Holiday Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
Sunday Sun May Day Regional Holiday International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Thursday Thu Ascension Day National Holiday 39 days after Easter Sunday
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May
Monday Mon Whit Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Thursday Thu Corpus Christi Regional Holiday Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in June
Thursday Thu Fête d'Indépendance Regional Holiday Jura only
Wednesday Wed Saint Peter and Saint Paul Regional Holiday Graubünden, Ticino only
Monday Mon National Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Assumption Day Regional Holiday Several cantons
Thursday Thu Jeûne genevois Regional Holiday Geneva. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Monday Mon Knabenschiessen Regional Holiday Afternoon, Zurich only
Sunday Sun Swiss Federal Fast Regional Holiday All cantons except Geneva
Monday Mon Bettagsmontag Regional Holiday Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud
Sunday Sun Saint Nicholas of Flüe Regional Holiday Obwalden only
Thursday Thu Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday Most cantons
Sunday Sun Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Mon St. Stephen's Day Regional Holiday Most Cantons
Saturday Sat Restoration Day Regional Holiday Geneva

Notes

  • 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.