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 2019
Date Day GER AUS BEL DEN SPA FRA ITA LUX NOR NLS POR UK SWE SWI CZE
01/01/2019 New Year's Day X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
06/01/2019 Epiphany X X   X X   X           X X (1)  
18/04/2019 Maundy Thursday       X         X            
19/04/2019 Maundy Friday X     X X X (1)     X   X   X X (1)  
21/04/2019 Easter X     X     X   X   X     X (1)  
22/04/2019 Easter Monday X X X X X (1) X X X X X   X X X (1) X
25/04/2019 Liberation Italy - Freedom day Portugal             X       X        
27/04/2019 Koningsdag (national Holiday Netherlands)                   X          
01/05/2019 Labor Day / State Holiday Austria / Day of Repentance and Prayer Danemark X X X   X X X X X   X   X   X
02/05/2019 Labor Day (United Kingdom)                       X      
08/05/2019 Victory Day 1945 / Fête de l'iris - Belgium / Liberation Day - Czech Republic     X (1)     X                 X
17/05/2019 National Day (Norway)                 X            
27/05/2019 Spring Bank Holiday - United Kingdom                       X      
30/05/2019 Ascension Day   X   X   X   X X X (1)     X X  
02/06/2019 Republic Day Italy             X                
06/06/2019 Swedish National Holiday                         X    
09/06/2019 Whitsun                 X X (1)       X (1)  
10/06/2019 Portugal day                     X        
10/06/2019 Whit Monday X X X X   X   X X X       X (1)  
20/06/2019 Corpus Christi   X                          
23/06/2019 Luxembourg National Holiday               X              
24/06/2019 Midsummer day (Sweden)                         X    
05/07/2019 Saints Cyril and Methodius's Day (Czech Republic)                             X
06/07/2019 Jan Hus Day (Czech Republic)                             X
11/07/2019 Flemish Community Holiday (Belgium)     X (1)                        
14/07/2019 French National Holiday           X                  
21/07/2019 Belgium National Holiday     X                        
01/08/2019 National Day (Switzerland)                           X  
15/08/2019 Assumption Day   X X   X X X X     X        
27/09/2019 French Community Day (Belgium)     X (1)                        
28/09/2019 Czech Statehood Day - Saint Venceslas                             X
03/10/2019 National Unity Day (Germany) X                            
05/10/2019 Republic day (Portugal)                     X (1)        
12/10/2019 National Day (Spain)         X                    
26/10/2019 National Day (Austria)   X                          
28/10/2019 Independance Day 1918 (Czech Republic)                             X
01/11/2019 All Saints' Day   X X   X X X X           X (1)  
02/11/2019 All Saints' Day - Sweden                         X    
11/11/2019 Armistice Day 1918     X     X                  
15/11/2019 German Community Day (Belgium)     X (1)                        
17/11/2019 Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day                             X
06/12/2019 Constitution Day (Spain)         X                    
08/12/2019 Immaculate Conception   X     X   X       X     X (1)  
24/12/2019 Christmas Eve       X (1)                     X
25/12/2019 Christmas X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
26/12/2019 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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