Public Holidays in Switzerland 2014

Swiss Public Holidays 2014:

These are the main public holidays in Switzerland. Regional and local holidays, such as January 2 (Saint Berchtold Day), May 1 (Labor Day), June 19 (Corpus Christi) among others, are also observed in many parts of the country.

Tue Jan 1 New Years Day
Wed Jan 2 Berchtolds Day
Sun Jan 6 Epiphany Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Fri April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Mon April 21 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Mon Apr 28 Sechselauten Afternoon, Zurich only
Wed May 1 Labour Day
Thu May 29 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Mon June 9 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thu June 19 Corpus Christi Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Thu Aug 1 National Day
Thu Sep 5 Swiss Federal Fast Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September.
Mon Sep 8 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only
Sun Sep 21 Swiss Federal Fast Third Sunday in September
Mon Sep 22 Swiss Federal Fast Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in Sep.
Sun Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Wed Dec 25 Christmas Day
Thu Dec 26 St Stephens Day
Tue Dec 31 Restoration Day Geneva only


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