Holiday Guide for Austria in 2019

Austria 2019
Austria
2019

Austria information

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Population: 8.73m
Capital: Vienna
Calling Code: (43)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: German

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Austria List of National Holidays in Austria in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Austria: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Epiphany


Epiphany

Austria: A major Christian celebration, Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th and commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men. In some countries, it may be known as Three Kings Day.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Austria: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day


Labour Day

Austria: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Ascension Day


Ascension Day

Austria: This day observes the departure of Jesus from earth after his resurrection. It is perhaps the earliest observed celebration in Christianity.

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

Austria: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

Austria: The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

Austria: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Saint Rupert's Day


Saint Rupert's Day

Salzburg: Saint Rupert (Heiliger Rupert), founded Salzburg (Salt Castle) in the early eighth century

National Day


National Day

Austria: Austria's National Day commemorates the Declaration of Neutrality enacted on 26th October 1955

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

Austria: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Saint Leopold's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Saint Leopold's Day

Vienna: Commemorates the death of Leopold III, the Margrave (Prince) of Austria on November 15th 1136

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Austria: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Austria: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

St. Stephen's Day


St. Stephen's Day

Austria: December 26th is the Feast of St. Stephen in Western Christianity. It is observed as a second day of Christmas holidays in several countries.

Notes

  • Holidays falling on Saturday and Sunday are not substituted by a weekday