Top events in Italy

October
07

Established in 1996, the Milano Film Festival has grown from being a film competition to now a cultural event showcasing full-length feature films...

October
23

Come to Venice if you fancy running a marathon in a city that has more waterways than main roads. The race starts in Stra and takes you through...

November
20

Featuring more than 400 cribs from all over the world, the exhibition is accompanied by music and light shows. The tradition stems from the...

Italy Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here:

Public holiday note

In addition, local feast days are held in honour of town patron saints, generally without closure of shops and offices. These include:

Turin
/Genoa/Florence: 24 Jun (St John the Baptist).
Milan: 7 Dec (St Ambrose).
Siena: 2 Jul and 16 Aug, Palio horserace.
Venice: 25 Apr (St Mark).
Bologna: 4 Oct (St Petronius).
Naples: 19 Sep (St Gennaro).
Bari: 6 Dec (St Nichola).
Palermo: 15 Jul (St Rosalia).
Rome: 29 Jun (St Peter).
Trieste: 3 Nov (St Giusto).

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2022
April
18
Easter Monday
Start date:
18 April 2022
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2022
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2022
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2022
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2022
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2022
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2022

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