What are the major holidays in Italy?
Capodanno (New Year’s Day): January 1st
Befana (Epiphany): January 6th
Pasqua (Easter): on a sunday in March or April
Pasquetta (Monday Easter): the first Monday after Easter
Liberazione (Liberation Day): April 25th
Festa del Lavoro (Labour Day): May 1st
Festa della Repubblica: June 2nd
San Giovanni (Feast of the patron saint of Florence): June 24th – Only in Florence –
Ferragosto (Feast of the Assumption): August 15th
Ognissanti (All Saints’ Day): November 1st
Festa della Madonna Immacolata (Feast of the Immaculate Conception): December 8th
Natale (Christmas Day): December 25th
Santo Stefano (St. Stephen’s Day): December 26th
On the above-mentioned days the school will be closed except for private classes.