Italy's national holidays in 2018

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Italy's national holidays in 2018
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Back at your desk after the Christmas break and wondering where the national holidays fall in 2018? The bad news is that two this year are lost to the weekend – starting with the Epiphany on Saturday.


But with a little planning, you can elongate a weekend or holiday in between those that fall towards the beginning or end of the week.

Here's the full list of Italy's public holidays in 2018:

January 6th - Epiphany (Saturday)

April 2nd - Easter (Monday)

April 25th - Liberation Day (Wednesday)

May 1st - Labour Day (Tuesday)

June 2nd - Republic Day (Saturday)

August 15th - Assumption of Mary/Ferragosto (Wednesday)

November 1st - All Saints’ Day (Thursday)

December 8th - Immaculate Conception (Saturday)

December 25th - Christmas Day (Tuesday)

December 26th - Saint Stephen’s Day (Wednesday)

Regional holidays

Venice: April 25th (Wednesday), Feast of St Mark

Sardinia: April 28th (Saturday), Sardinia Day

Rome: June 29th (Friday), Feast of St Peter and St Paul

Palermo: July 15th (Sunday), Feast of St Rosalia

Naples: September 19th (Wednesday), Feast of St Gennaro

Bologna: October 4th (Thursday), Feast of St Petronius

Trieste: November 3rd (Saturday), Feast of St Giusto

Bari: December 6th (Thursday), Feast of St Nicholas

Milan: December 7th (Friday), Feast of St Ambrose



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