Holiday Guide for Portugal in 2020

Portugal 2020
Portugal
2020

Portugal information

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

Weather in Lisbon

Summary: Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 19.17°c
Wind speed: 4.27kph
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Portugal List of National Holidays in Portugal in 2020

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: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Freedom Day


Freedom Day

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

Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day

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

Day of the Azores

 Long Weekend! 
Day of the Azores

Azores: Honjours Azorean self-rule as granted in the Portuguese Constitution of 1976

Portugal Day


Portugal Day

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

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

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

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

Feast of St. John the Baptist


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.

Madeira Day


Madeira Day

Madeira: Commemorates the autonomy granted to the Madeira archipelago by the Portuguese Constitution of 1976

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

 Long Weekend! 
Republic Day

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

All Saints' Day


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

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

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

Christmas Holiday


Christmas Holiday

Madeira: Several countries and regions around the world extend their public holidays for Christmas beyond 25th December

Notes

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