Public Holidays  in Italy 

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Italy's Public Holidays

   01 Wednesday New Year's Day
   06 Monday Epiphany (la Befana)
   20 Sunday Easter  Sunday
   21 Monday Easter Monday
   25 Friday Liberation Day
   01 Thursday Workers' Day
   02 Monday Anniversary of the Republic
   15 Friday Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
   01 Saturday All Saints' Day
   02 Sunday WWI Victory Anniversary Day
   08 Monday Immaculate Conception
   25 Thursday Christmas Day
   26 Friday Boxing Day or St. Stephen's Day


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