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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 p├║blico
  • 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 2016
  • 1 January - New Year's Day
  • 25 March - Good Friday
  • 27 March - Easter Sunday
  • 25 April - Liberation Day
  • 1 May - Labour Day
  • 10 June - National Day
  • 13 June - St Anthony's Day (regional holiday in Lisbon)
  • 15 August - Assumption
  • 8 December - Immaculate Conception
  • 25 December - Christmas Day
Public Holidays Worldwide

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


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