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Switzerland (Graubünden) : 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: Franc (CHF)
  • For local celebrations, please check the related canton entry.
    Internet domain: .ch - Telephone code: +41 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
    European Truck Ban: 22:00 to 05:00 week nights, 00:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday february 23, 2024Sports holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday march 4, 2024Sports holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday march 19, 2024St Joseph's DayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday march 29, 2024Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday april 1, 2024Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday april 26, 2024Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday may 7, 2024Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday may 8, 2024Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday may 9, 2024AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    Monday may 13, 2024Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday may 17, 2024Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday may 19, 2024PentecostCatholic or protestant
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    Monday may 20, 2024Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday may 21, 2024Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday june 9, 2024Tour de SuisseSports events
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday july 29, 2024EFG Swiss Open GstaadSports events
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    Thursday august 1, 2024Confederation DayNational Day
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    Monday august 12, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sports holiday (beginning)

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    Friday february 23, 2024
    School holidays :

    Sports holiday (end)

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    Monday march 4, 2024
    School holidays :

    St Joseph's Day

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    Tuesday march 19, 2024
    Catholic or protestant :

    Good Friday

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    Friday march 29, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Easter Monday

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday april 26, 2024
    School holidays : except Davos

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Tuesday may 7, 2024
    School holidays : except Davos

    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday may 8, 2024
    School holidays :

    Ascension

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    Thursday may 9, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday may 13, 2024
    School holidays :

    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday may 17, 2024
    School holidays :

    Pentecost

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    Sunday may 19, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

    Whit Monday

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    Monday may 20, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday may 21, 2024
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    Tour de Suisse

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    Sunday june 9, 2024
    Sports events : Lasts 1 week - www.tourdesuisse.ch/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday july 5, 2024
    School holidays :

    EFG Swiss Open Gstaad

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    Monday july 29, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.atptour.com/ lasts one week -- in Gstaad 2024 edition confirmed

    Confederation Day

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    Thursday august 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Instaured at the end of the XIX century. The date refers to an agreement made at the beginning of August 1291 between Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden. Traditional observance includes bonfires on the the mountains and celebrations in the communities, occasions for patriotic speeches. Modern observance, fostered by the Tourist offices, include fireworks.

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday august 12, 2024
    School holidays :