Public holidays in Europe

Public holidays influence in a significant way the economic and domestic activity of each country and consequently the consumption and the exchanges of electricity.

RTE takes them into account in its forecasts and wishes to inform the actors of these particular dates for the current year.

These data are available from the year 2003 for the following countries :
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, United-Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic.

Public holidays in Europe - Year 2014
Date Day GER AUS BEL DEN SPA FRA ITA LUX NOR NLS POR UK SWE SWI CZE
01/01/2014 New Year's Day X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
06/01/2014 Epiphany   X     X   X           X X (1)  
17/04/2014 Maundy Thursday       X         X            
18/04/2014 Maundy Friday X     X X X (1)     X X (1) X   X X (1)  
20/04/2014 Easter       X     X   X X (1) X        
21/04/2014 Easter Monday X X X X X (1) X X X X X   X X X (1) X
25/04/2014 Liberation Italy + Freedom day Portugal             X       X        
26/04/2014 Koningsdag (national Holiday Netherlands)                   X          
28/04/2014 Sa Die de Sa Sardigna (Italia)             X (1)                
01/05/2014 Labor Day + State Holiday Austria X X X   X X X X X   X   X   X
05/05/2014 Labor Day (United Kingdom)                       X      
08/05/2014 Victory Day 1945 (+ Fête de l'iris - Belgium)     X (1)     X                 X
16/05/2014 Day of Repentance and Prayer       X                      
17/05/2014 National Day (Norway)                 X            
26/05/2014 Spring Bank Holiday                       X      
29/05/2014 Ascension Day X X X X   X   X X X (1)     X X  
02/06/2014 Republic Day Italy             X                
06/06/2014 Swedish National Holiday                         X    
08/06/2014 Whitsun       X         X X (1)       X (1)  
09/06/2014 Whit Monday X X X X   X X (1) X X X       X (1)  
10/06/2014 Portugal day                     X        
19/06/2014 Corpus Christi   X                          
21/06/2014 Midsummer day (Sweden)                         X    
23/06/2014 Luxembourg National Holiday               X           X (1)  
05/07/2014 Saints Cyril and Methodius's Day (Czech Republic)                             X
06/07/2014 Jan Hus Day (Czech Republic)                             X
11/07/2014 Flemish Community Holiday (Belgium)     X (1)                        
14/07/2014 French National Holiday           X                  
21/07/2014 Belgium National Holiday     X                        
01/08/2014 National Day (Switzerland)                           X  
15/08/2014 Assumption Day   X X   X X X X     X        
27/09/2014 French Community Day (Belgium)     X (1)                        
28/09/2014 Czech Statehood Day - Saint Venceslas                             X
03/10/2014 National Unity Day (Germany) X                            
05/10/2014 Republic day (Portugal) X                   X        
12/10/2014 National Day (Espagne )         X                    
26/10/2014 National Day (Austria)   X                          
28/10/2014 Independance Day 1918 (Czech Republic)                             X
01/11/2014 All Saints' Day   X X   X X X X         X X (1)  
02/11/2014 All Souls' Day               X         X    
11/11/2014 Armistice Day 1918     X     X                  
15/11/2014 German Community Day     X (1)                        
17/11/2014 Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day                             X
06/12/2014 Constitution Day (Spain)         X                    
08/12/2014 Immaculate Conception   X         X       X     X (1)  
24/12/2014 Christmas Eve       X (1)                     X
25/12/2014 Christmas X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
26/12/2014 2nd Christmas Day/St. Stephen's Day X X   X X (1) X (1) X X X X   X X X (1) X
(1) Some areas/communities/governments/half-days…(for France : Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin and Moselle)
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