Holiday Guide for Peru in 2017

Peru 2017
Peru
2017

Peru information

Coronavirus: Travel status After declaring a state of emergency on March 15, Peru announced it would shut down its border for at least 15 days starting on March 16. The measure includes the cancellation of all commercial international flights into the country. Peru Travel Guide

Population: 31.49m
Capital: Lima
Calling Code: (51)
Time Zone: -5 UTC
Currency: Peruvian sol
Language: Spanish

Weather in Lima

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Temperature: 17.83°c
Wind speed: 7.24kph
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List of National Holidays in Peru in 2017

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Maundy Thursday


Maundy Thursday

Peru: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Peru: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day

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

Saint Peter and Saint Paul


Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Peru: The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Peru: Marks the declaration of independence from Spain in 1821

Independence Day Holiday


Independence Day Holiday

Peru: A day to honour the armed forces and the National Police of Peru

Santa Rosa de Lima


Santa Rosa de Lima

Peru: Commemorates Saint Rose of Lima who died on 24 August 1617. Rose of Lima is the patron saint of Peru and the indigenous natives of Latin America

Battle of Angamos


Battle of Angamos

Peru: The Battle of Angamos holiday in Peru is always celebrated on October 8th and marks the commemoration of a naval battle with Chile that took place in 1879.

All Saints' Day


All Saints' Day

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

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Peru: Public Holiday to mark qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Immaculate Conception Day

 Long Weekend! 
Immaculate Conception Day

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

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

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