Public Holidays

Businesses and offices are closed on the following public holidays:

Neujahrstag (New Year’s Day) 1 January

Heilige Drei Könige (Epiphany) 6 January

Ostern (Easter) March/April; Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

Maifeiertag (Labour Day) 1 May

Christi Himmelfahrt (Ascension Day) 40 days after Easter

Pfingsten (Whitsun/Pentecost) mid-May to mid-June – Whit Sunday and Whit Monday

Fronleichnam (Corpus Christi) 10 days after Pentecost

Mariä Himmelfahrt (Assumption Day, Bavaria only) 15 August

Tag der Deutschen Einheit (Day of German Unity) 3 October

Weihnachtstag (Christmas Day) 25 December

Sankt Stephanstag (Boxing/St Stephen’s Day) 26 December