Holiday Guide for Portugal in 2019

Portugal 2019
Portugal
2019

Portugal information

Population: 10.37m
Capital: Lisbon
Calling Code: (351)
Time Zone: 0 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Portuguese

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Portugal List of National Holidays in Portugal in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Easter


Easter

Portugal: On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Freedom Day


Freedom Day

Portugal: Celebrates the 1974 Revolution that ended the Dictatorship and started Democracy

Labour Day


Labour Day

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

Portugal Day

 Long Weekend! 
Portugal Day

Portugal: Commemorates the death of Luís de Camões on June 10th 1580

Feast of St. Anthony


Feast of St. Anthony

Lisbon: Always celebrated on June 13th. It is the Feast day of St. Anthony and commemorates his death in 1231

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

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

Feast of St. John the Baptist

 Long Weekend! 
Feast of St. John the Baptist

Porto: The feast day of St John the Baptist marking Midsummer. John by tradition was born six months before Jesus.

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

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

Republic Day


Republic Day

Portugal: Commemorates the establishment of a republican form of government in 1910

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

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

Restoration of Independence


Restoration of Independence

Portugal: Celebrates the reinstatement of sovereignty after the period of Spanish rule between 1580 and 1640

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Portugal: 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

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

Notes

  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday are not observed on the following Monday.