Here are the 2011 National Holiday Observances in Italy:
- 1 - New Years Day (Capodanno)
- 6 - Epiphany (Epifania)
- 17 - 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy (150° anniversario Unità d'Italia: 17 marzo 2011 festa nazionale)
- 2 - Feast of St. Mark (Local only: Venice only)
- 24 - Easter (Buona Pasqua)
- 25 - Easter Monday (Lunedì dell'Angelo, Pasquetta)
- 25 - Liberation Day (Festa della Liberazione)
- 1 - Labor Day (Festa dei Lavoratori)
- 2 - Founding of the Republic (Festa della Repubblica)
- 24 - St. John the Baptist Day (Local only: Florence/Firenze; Genoa/Genova; Torino/Turin)
- 29 - St. Peter and St. Paul's Day (Local only: Rome)
- 15 - St. Rosalia (Local only: Palermo)
- 15 - Assumption Day (Assunzione or Ferragosto)
- 19 - St. Gennaro's Day (Local only: Naples/Napoli)
- 4 - St. Petronius (Local only: Bologna)
- 1 - All Saints Day (Ognissanti or Tutti i santi)
- 3 - St. Giusto (Local only: Trieste)
- 6 - St, Nichola (Local only: Bari)
- 7 - St. Ambrogio's Day (Local only: Milan/Milano)
- 8 - Immaculate Conception's day (Immacolata Concezione)
- 25 - Christmas Day (Buon Natale)
- 26 - St. Stephen's Day (Santo Stefano)
- 31 - New Year's Eve [NOT a holiday]
- Holidays – Source: InfoRoma
- Italian Holidays – Explanation of holiday observance – Source: lifeinitaly.com
- Italy Public Holidays – Source: World Travel Guide – "offers inspirational destination guides, features, travel deals, events and more"
- Public holidays in Italy – Source: Wikipedia – "the free encyclopedia"
- SEE ALSO:
- Info on 2011 Events and Festivals (feste or sagre) in Toscana/Tuscany *, dated Wednesday, January 05, 2011
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It's important for traveling to, from and within Italy to know the Italian national holiday observances. These holiday observances may affect your travel plans, visits to museums, Italian business or government offices, etc. National public transportation may be running on a limited schedule.
The above dates that are designated with the words, "Local only" means that only those cities are affected. However, these local holiday observances may affect your travel plans, visits to museums, Italian business or government offices, etc. Local public transportation may be running on a limited schedule.
That's it for Wednesday, 29 December 2010: mercoledì, 29 dicembre 2010.
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