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Public Holidays in Switzerland


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Interlaken Tourism, Switzerland A tourist planning for a Switzerland Tour should essentially have the basic knowledge about the country. An element that is ignored by most of the tourists is the public holidays. Though it appears less important but many a times these holidays hamper some important schedules and programmes set by the tourists during Switzerland Tour. Here under we are providing you the information about the public holidays observed in Switzerland. The list of holidays would be helpful during your Switzerland vacation. Switzerland Tourism Department also provides this information at its office.

Public Holidays in Switzerland :

Jan 1 2004 New Year's Day

Jan 2* Berchtold's Day

Apr 9* Good Friday

Apr 12* Easter Monday

May 20* Ascension

May 31* Whit Monday

Aug 1 National Day

Dec 25 Christmas Day

Dec 26 St Stephen's Day

Jan 1 2005 New Year's Day

Jan 2* Berchtold's Day

Mar 25* Good Friday

Mar 28* Easter Monday

May 5* Ascension

May 15* Whit Monday

Aug 1 National Day

Dec 25 Christmas Day

Dec 26 St Stephen's Day

Note: *These holidays may not be observed in certain cantons. There are additional regional holidays, which are observed in certain cantons only.