Public holidays 2012 in Spain

On this page you will find the Public holidays 2013 in Spain

Please note that the Ascension Day and Whit Monday are not public holidays in Spain. Except for Madrid, the purely local public holidays are not indexed below. There are two or three of them in each city or village, which isn't so much, but if you travel, you probably can spend the year in public holidays…

Date Festivity Concerned area  
January 2nd New Year Monday Andalusia
A field of looming almond trees in the Jalon Valley, the Costa Blanca countryside

Costa Blanca: Winter in the Jalon Valley (Xaló)

January 6th Epiphany, Twelfth Day Spain
February 2nd Our Lady of Candlemas Tenerife (Canary I.)
February 28th Day of Andalusia Andalusia
March 1st Balearic Islands Day Balearic Islands
March 19th St.-Joseph Castilla y León
Valencian Cty.
La Rioja
April 5th Maundy Thursday Spain except
Valencian Cty.
Spring in the Sierra Nevada, view of the Ugijar church

Sierra Nevada: Spring
in Ugijar

April 6th Good Friday Spain
April 9th Easter Monday Balearic Islands
Valencian Cty.
Basque Country
April 23rd Saint-George: Aragon
Castilla y León
May 1st Labour Day Spain
May 2nd Day of the autonomous region Madrid
May 15th San Isidro Madrid (city)
May 17th Day of the Letters Galicia
May 30th Canary Day Canary Islands
May 31st Castilla La Mancha Day Castilla La Mancha
June 7th Corpus Christi Castilla La Mancha
June 9th Day of the Communities Murcia
La Rioja
Old country house in the lorquine plain, between Puerto Lumbreras and Lorca, Murcia Province

Murcia: Summer on the countryside

July 25th Saint-James Cantabria
August 15th Assumption Spain
September 8th Day of the Communities Gran Canaria
September 11th Diada Nacional Catalonia
September 15th Day of the Communities
Lanzarote (Canary Is.)
September 21st Our Lady of La Peña Fuerteventura (Can.I.) Sunset over an old farm made of pink bricks on the Elche countryside, Alicante Province in Spain

Costa Blanca: Autumn in Elche

September 24th Our Lady of the Kings El Hierro (Canary I.)
September 29th Archangel Michael La Palma (Canary I.)
October 8th Our Lady of Guadeloupe La Gomera (Can.I.)
October 9th Day of Valencia Valencian Cty.
October 12th Day of Hispanity Spain
October 25th Euskadiko Eguna Basque country
October 26th Sacrifice Day (Aid al Kebir العيد الأضحى) Melilla
October 27th Sacrifice Day (Aid al-Adha عيد الأضحى أدول) Ceuta
November 1st All Saints Spain The deserted (in winter) Las Marinas sandy beach in Denia, the Costa Blanca

Winter in Denia

December 6th Constitution Day Spain
December 8th Immaculate Conception Spain
December 25th Christmas Spain
December 26th Saint-Stephen Catalonia
January 1st, 2013 New Year Spain
January 7th, 2013 Epiphany, Twelfth Day Monday (Jan. 6th = Sunday) Please check the 2013 calendar of public holidays in Spain

Source: Boletín Oficial del Estado nb. 248, October 14th, 2011. Copyright, please read below.

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