Public and Regional Holidays in Portugal 2011

Feriado Público

As I often forget some of the public and regional holidays in Portugal I thought it would be a great idea to kick off the New Year with this list as a reminder. I have also added this post as a “page” for future reference.

Please let me know if there are any holidays I have missed.

JANUARY
Saturday, 1st January

Ano Novo (New years day) public holiday in Portugal
MARCH
Tuesday, 8th March (Shrove Tuesday) Carnival
regional holiday
APRIL
Thursday, 21st April (Maunday Thursday) banks etc close pm
Friday, 22nd April Sexta-Feira Santa (Good Friday)
public holiday in Portugal
Sunday, 24th April Páscoa (Easter Sunday)
public holiday in Portugal
Monday, 25th April Dia da Liberdade (Liberation day)
public holiday in Portugal
MAY
Sunday, 1st May
Dia do Trabalhador (Labour Day)
public holiday in Portugal
JUNE
Thursday, 2nd June Quinta-feira da Ascensão (Ascention day)
regional holiday
Friday, 10th June Dia de Portugal
public holiday in Portugal
Monday, 13th June Dia de Santo António (St Anthony’s Day)
regional holiday (Lisbon)
Thursday, June 23rd Corpo de Deus (Coprus Christie)
public holiday in Portugal
Friday, 24th June
Dia de São João
regional holiday
Wednesday, June 29th 2011
Dia de São Pedro
regional holiday
AUGUST
Monday, 15th August Assunção de Maria (Assumption Day)
public holiday in Portugal
OCTOBER
Wednesday, 5th October Implantação da República (Republic Day)
public holiday in Portugal
NOVEMBER
Tuesday, 1st November
Todos os Santos (All Saints’ Day)
public holiday in Portugal
DECEMBER
Thursday, 1st December Restauração da Independência (Independence Restoration Day)
public holiday in Portugal
Thursday, 8th December Imaculada Conceição (Immaculate Conception Day)
public holiday in Portugal
Saturday 24th December Christmas Eve
Banks/Other
Sunday, 25th December 25th Natal (Christmas Day)
public holiday in Portugal

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One response to “Public and Regional Holidays in Portugal 2011

  1. i can guarantee you will lose weight while living in Portugal whether you try or not 🙂 you are very very lucky! and thanks for visiting my blog 🙂

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