Public Holidays

Some cantons observe their own special holidays and religious days, eg 2 January, Labour Day (1 May), Corpus Christi, Assumption (15 August) and All Saints’ Day (1 November).

New Year’s Day 1 January

Good Friday March/April

Easter Sunday and Monday March/April

Ascension Day 40th day after Easter

Whit Sunday and Monday (Pentecost) 7th week after Easter

National Day 1 August

Christmas Day 25 December

St Stephen’s Day 26 December