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Italy (Tuscany) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Internet domain: .it - Telephone code: +39 - 0 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
    European Truck Ban: 08:00 to 20:00 on Sundays (Jan-Apr, Oct.-Dec), 07:00 to 24:00 on Sundays (May-Sep)& public holidays & vacations departures/returns
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday june 2, 2024Republic's DayNational Day
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    Saturday june 8, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday june 24, 2024St John the Baptist (Florence, Turin, and Genoa only)Catholic or protestant
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    Saturday june 29, 2024Tour de France departureSports events
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    Tuesday july 2, 2024Palio Traditional Horserace (Sienna only)Secular holiday
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    Thursday august 15, 2024AssumptionCatholic
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    Friday august 16, 2024Palio Traditional Horserace (Sienna only)Secular holiday
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    Monday september 16, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday october 31, 2024All Saints - (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday november 1, 2024All Saints' DayCatholic
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    Monday november 4, 2024All Saints - (end)School holidays
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    Sunday november 24, 2024Florence MarathonSports events
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    Sunday december 1, 2024Saint AnsanusCatholic
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    Sunday december 8, 2024Immaculate ConceptionCatholic
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    Sunday december 15, 2024Pisa MarathonSports events
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    Monday december 23, 2024Christmas holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Thursday december 26, 2024St Stephen's DayCatholic or protestant
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    Republic's Day

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    Sunday june 2, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday june 8, 2024
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    St John the Baptist (Florence, Turin, and Genoa only)

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    Monday june 24, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : When Angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would conceive Christ, St John the Baptist also announced that Elizabeth was already six months pregnant with John, which explains that his birthday comes three months after Annunciation Day

    Tour de France departure

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    Saturday june 29, 2024
    Sports events : in Florence

    Palio Traditional Horserace (Sienna only)

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    Tuesday july 2, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Assumption

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Catholic : Dogma defined by the Catholic Church on November 1, 1950, when Pope Pius XII declared that at the end of her life, Mary's body and soul were assumed into Heaven.

    Palio Traditional Horserace (Sienna only)

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    Friday august 16, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
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    All Saints - (beginning)

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    Thursday october 31, 2024
    School holidays :

    All Saints' Day

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    Friday november 1, 2024
    Catholic : The day now honors all saints of the church, even those not known by name. The first All Saints' Day occurred on May 13, 609 (C.E.) when Pope Boniface IV accepted the Pantheon as a gift from the Emperor Phocas. Boniface dedicated it as the Church of Santa Maria Rotonda in honor of the Blessed Virgin and all martyrs. During Pope Gregory III's reign (731-741), the festival was expanded to include all saints and a chapel in St. Peter's church was dedicated accordingly. Pope Gregory IV officially designated the day in 837.

    All Saints - (end)

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    Monday november 4, 2024
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    Florence Marathon

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    Sunday november 24, 2024
    Sports events : Http://firenzemarathon.it/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Saint Ansanus

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    Sunday december 1, 2024
    Catholic : His legend states that he was born of a noble Roman family in the third century. While still a child, Ansanus was secretly baptized by his nurse Maxima (venerated as St. Maxima of Rome) and was secretly brought up as a Christian. Ansanus openly declared his Christian faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, when he was nineteen years old. According to tradition, St. Ansanus preached the Gospel in Bagnoregio (then Bagnorea) and the church of Santa Maria delle Carceri outside the Alban Gate was said to have been built above the prison in which he was confined. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

    Immaculate Conception

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    Sunday december 8, 2024
    Catholic : Dogma that Mary was from the first moment of conception, totally free from the stain of original sin. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Pisa Marathon

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    Sunday december 15, 2024
    Sports events : Http://www.pisamarathon.it/

    Christmas holiday (beginning)

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    Monday december 23, 2024
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    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.

    St Stephen's Day

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    Thursday december 26, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Remembrance of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.