Mediterranean Holiday Schedule

Algeria

Holiday

Date

Labor Day May 1
Independence Day July 5
Aid El-Fitr August 8–9
Aid El-Adha October 15–16
Revolution Day November 1
Mouharam Day November 5
Achoura November 14

Bulgaria

Holiday

Date

Labour Day May 1
Easter May 3–6
Day of Culture and Literacy May 24
Unification Day September 6
Independence Day September 22
Christmas December 24–26

Croatia

Holiday

Date

New Year January 1
Epifany January 6
Easter April 20
Easter Monday April 21
Labour Day May 1
Corpus Christi June 19
Day of Antifascist Struggle June 22
Statehood Day June 25
Homeland Thanksgiving Day August 5
Assumption of Mary August 15
Independence Day October 8
All Saints’ Day November 1
Christmas December 25
Saint Stephen’s Day December 26

Cyprus

Holiday

Date

Labour Day May 5
Good Friday May 3
Easter Saturday May 4
Easter Sunday May 5
Easter Monday May 6
Whit Monday June 24
Virgin Mary August 15
Cyprus Indepenence Day October 1
National Holiday October 28
Christmas Eve December 24
Christmas Day December 25
Boxing Day December 26
New Year’s Eve December 31

Georgia

Holiday

Date

Orthodox Good Friday (Red Friday) May 3
Orthodox Good Saturday (Great Saturday) May 4
Orthodox Easter (Agdgoma) May 5
Easter Monday / Memorial Day May 6
Victory Day May 9
St. Andrew’s Day May 12
Independence Day May 26
Virgin’s Assumption (Mariamoba) August 28
Svetitskhoveli Day October 14
St. George’s Day (Giorgoba) November 23

Georgia

Holiday

Date

Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) April 15
Yom HaAtzma’ut (Independence Day) April 16
Lag B’Omer April 28
Shavuot May 15–16
Rosh Hashana (The Jewish New Year) September 5–6
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) September 14
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) Sept 19–20
Sukkot September 21–25
Shmini Atzeret September 26
Simchat Torah September 27

Italy

Holiday

Date

New Year January 1
Epifany January 6
Liberation April 25
Labour Day May 1
Assumption August 15
All Saints November 1
Immaculate Conception December 8
Christmas December 25
Saint Stephen December 26

Lebanon

Holiday

Date

Labour Day May 1
Good Friday Orthodox May 3
Easter Monday Orthodox May 6
South Liberation Day May 25
Eid El Fitr August 7–8
Eid El Adha October 14–15
Islamic New Year November 4
Ashoura November 14
Independence Day November 22
Christmas Day December 25

Libya

Holiday

Date

Labor Day May 1
Martyr Day September 16
Liberation Day October 23
Independence Day December 24

Morocco

Holiday

Date

Labor Day May 1
Throne’s Day July 30
Aid El Fitr (Depends on Moon Appearance) August 8–9
Oued Eddahab August 14
Revolution of King and His People August 20
Youth Day August 21
Aid El Adha (Depends on Moon Appearance) October 15–16
Fatih Moharram (Depends on Moon Appearance) November 5
Al Massira Alkhadraa November 6
Independence Day November 18

Portugal

Holiday

Date

Liberty Day April 25
Labour Day May 1
Camoes’ Day June 10
Assumption Day August 15
Immaculate Conception December 8
Christmas Day December 25

Romania

Holiday

Date

Labour Day May 1
Orthodox Easter May 5–6
Religious Holiday June 23–24
Saint Mary Day August 15
Religious Holiday November 30
National Day December 1
Christmas Holiday December 25–26

Spain

Holiday

Date

Labor Day / May Day May 1
Day of Madrid May 2
San Isidoro May 15
Algeciras Holiday June 19
Virgen del Carmen July 16
Assumption of Mary August 15
Hispanic Day October 12
All Saints’ Day November 1
La Almundena November 9
Constitution Day December 6
Immaculate Conception observed December 9
Christmas December 25

Turkey

Holiday

Date

National Soverignty and Children’s Day April 23
Labor and Solidarity Day May 1
Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day May 19
Ramadan Feast Eve August 7
Ramadan Feast August 8–10
Victory Day August 30
Sacrifice Feast Eve October 14
Sacrifice Feast October 15-17
Republic Day Eve October 28
Republic Day October 29
New Year’s Eve December 31

Ukraine

Holiday

Date

Labor Day May 1–2
Easter May 5
Victory Day May 9
Trinity June 23
Constitution Day June 28
Independence Day August 24