Public Holidays in Greece 2018

Public Holidays in Greece 2018

If you are planning a trip to Greece, don't forget to check the most important holidays and national holidays in Greece. This information can be useful before your trip, you will be able to control if the museums and attractions you want to visit are closed or if the schedules of the means of transport change.

Public holidays in Greece

  • New Year: Monday, January 1, 2018

  • Epiphany: Saturday, January 6, 2018

  • Purification Monday. Monday February 19, 2018 . First day of Lent for Orthodox Christians

  • Independence Day of Greece: Sunday 25 March 2018

  • Good Friday – Friday April 6, 2018

  • Easter Sunday – Sunday April 8, 2018

  • May 1, 2018 : Labor Day

  • Pentecost – Sunday May 27, 2018

  • Holy Spirit – Monday May 28, 2018

  • Assumption of the Virgin Mary - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

  • Day of the No or Anniversary of the No: October 28, 2018 . The "no" of Greece to the ultimatum of Italian occupation in 1940 is celebrated. It is a very important day with parades and national holidays

  • Christmas celebration: December 25

  • Celebration of the first martyr Saint Stephen: December 26

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