PUBLIC AND BANK HOLIDAYS IN PORTUGAL
Unlike some other countries, such as Spain, public holidays in Portugal falling on a Saturday or Sunday are not normally moved to another day, nor are any days in lieu given. The information detailed below is as accurate as possible, but we can not be accountable for any ommissions, errors or last minute changes made by local authorities.
- January 1 - New Year's Day
- February 5 - Mardi Gras (last day of Carnival) / Shrove Tuesday
- March 21 - Easter Friday
- March 23 - Easter Sunday
- April 25 - Liberation Day (marks the Revolução dos Clavos or Carnation Revolution)
- May 1 - Labour Day (Dia do Trabalhador)
- May 22 - Corpus Christi (Corpo de Deus)
- June 10 - National Day (Dia de Camões)
- June 13 - Santo Antonio/St. Anthony (Lisbon only)
- August 15 - Assumption (Assunção de Nossa Senhora)
- October 5 - Proclamation of the Republic (Implantação da República)
- November 1 - All Saints' Day (Dia de Todos-os-Santos)
- December 1 - Restoration Day (Dia da Restauração)
- December 8 - Immaculate Conception (Imaculada Conceição)
- December 25 - Christmas Day (Dia de Natal)
You may also like to check out our information on festas/festivals.
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