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Public Holidays in Portugal

A calendar of the annual Portuguese national holidays when most shops, schools and businesses close. With links to holidays in the UK and US...

  • The Portuguese for public holiday is feriado público
  • A national holiday that falls on a Sunday is not taken the following Monday
  • The annual Mardi Gras, while not a national holiday is a widely celebrated carnival day
Public Holidays Worldwide

For information on public holidays around the world, see the following links:

National and Regional Holidays in 2014
17 April (Thu)Bank Holiday (from 13:00)National
18 April (Fri)Good FridayNational
25 April (Fri)Liberation DayNational
1 May (Thu)Labor Day/May DayNational
10 June (Tue)National DayNational
13 June (Fri)St Anthony (Lisbon only)National
19 June (Thu)Corpus ChristiNational
24 June (Tue)St John (Porto & Braga only)National
29 June (Sun)St Peter's Day (Póvoa de Varzim only)National
5 October (Sun)Republic DayNational
1 November (Sat)All Saints' DayNational
1 December (Mon)Public holiday cancelledNational
8 December (Mon)Immaculate ConceptionNational
24 December (Wed)banks are closedNational
25 December (Thu)Christmas DayNational


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