Italy has relatively few public holidays compared with other European countries. They are usually described as Bank Holidays because they are days when banks are officially closed.

The expected dates of bank and public holidays in Italy for the year 2019 are listed below.

All Saturdays and Sundays

   - 22nd April 2019

   - 25-26th April 2019

   - 1st May 2019

   - 1st November 2019

Two additional closures are expected during this year:

   - From 8th to 23rd August 2019 (Summer Holidays)

   - From 24th December 2019 to 6th January 2020 (Christmas Holidays)