This years Public Holidays

January 07, 2020
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Start planning your puentes - the Spanish custom of taking the day off to bridge the weekend with the holiday as there are still six more national public holidays across Spain this year plus our region also has its own holidays.

National Days:

January 1st: New Year’s Day. (Wednesday)

January 6th: Epiphany - Three Kings Day (Monday)

April 10th: Good Friday

May 1st: Workers' Day (Friday)

August 15th: Assumption of Mary, (Saturday)

October 12th:  Spanish National Day, (Monday)

December 8th: Immaculate Conception (Tuesday)

December 25th: Christmas Day (Friday)

Apart from these national dates, all regions have an additional holidays with authorities choosing to celebrate different dates, some rolling over Saints Days which fall on a Sunday to a Monday.


March 19th: San Jose (Tuesday)

April 13th: Easter Monday

June 24th: San Juan (Thursday)

October 9th: Valencia Day  (Friday)

Your local municipality will also have at least two days of holidays, dependent on the local patron saint days.