School holidays in Italy 2021

Schools in Italy are located in 21 regions. This is Abruzzo, Basilicata, Bolzano, Valle d’Aosta, Veneto, Calabria, Campaign, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Puglia, Piedmont, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany, Trentino, Umbria, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romagna.

Each region has a different start and end date for school holidays in Italy 2021. This is done due to different weather conditions and climates. The Italian government takes care of children. They choose the vacation schedule so that they do not harm their health.

Italian National Holidays in 2021

Italian Republic Holiday parade

Italian Republic Day parade.

The dates of school holidays in Italy are different in all provinces. But there are national holidays on which schools are closed. They are the same for all regions and cities of Italy. Here is a list of national holidays for 2021:

  • New Year – January 1, 2021;
  • Epiphany – January 6, 2021;
  • Easter – April 4, 2021;
  • Easter Monday – April 5, 2021;
  • Liberation Day – April 25, 2021;
  • Labor Day – May 1, 2021;
  • National Day of the Republic – June 2, 2021;
  • All Saints Day – November 1, 2021;
  • Christmas Day – December 25, 2021;
  • Santo Stefano – December 26, 2021.

In addition to national holidays, there is a particular day off – the day of the patron saint. It is different for each city or province. A complete list of the days of the patron saint can be found here: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santi_patroni_cattolici_delle_citt%C3%A0_capoluogo_di_provincia_italiane.

Sometimes there are one or two school days between holidays and vacations. In such cases, the school or education department can make a “bridge.” A day or two between vacations and holidays is a weekend for schoolchildren.

Christmas school holidays in Italy 2021

Christmas in Rome

Christmas in Rome.

Italian school Christmas holidays differ slightly by region. They start at the end of December and run through the beginning of January.

  • Abruzzo: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Basilicata: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Bolzano: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Calabria: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Campaign: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Emilia-Romagna: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Lazio: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Liguria: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Lombardy: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Marche: 24.12.2020 – 5.01.2021;
  • Molise: 24.12.2020 – 5.01.2021;
  • Piedmont: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Puglia: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Sardinia: 24.12.2020 – 5.01.2021;
  • Sicily: 24.12.2020 – 5.01.2021;
  • Trentino: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Tuscany: 24.12.2020 – 6.01.2021;
  • Umbria: 23.12.2020 – 5.01.2021;
  • Valle d’Aosta: 2.01.2021 – 5.01.2021;
  • Veneto: 23.12.2020 – 6.01.2021.

Carnival school vacations in Italy 2021

Italian schools have a carnival vacation. They are held in February. But in some provinces, they are not. Here is a list of Italian regions with carnival vacations for schoolchildren:

  • Abruzzo: 16.02.2021;
  • Piedmont: 13.02.2021 – 17.02.2021;
  • Bolzano: 13.02.2021 – 21.02.2021;
  • Campaign: 15.02.2021 – 16.02.2021;
  • Trentino: 15.02.2021 – 16.02.2021;
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia: 15.02.2021 – 17.02.2021;
  • Valle d’Aosta: 15.02.2021 – 17.02.2021;
  • Veneto: 15.02.2021 – 17.02.2021.

Easter holidays in Italy

Easter Holidays in Italy

Easter Holidays in Italy.

Unlike Halloween, Christmas, and other holidays, Easter can be anytime between March 22 and April 25. In 2021 it falls on Sunday, April 4. In 2021, all Italian schools have Easter holidays from 1 to 6 April.  This is a general rule for all regions of Italy.

Summer holidays 2021

Summer Holidays in Italy

There are many beautiful places in Italy where you can spend your summer holidays.

The summer holidays start in the first half of June. The dates of school summer holidays in Italy are determined by the education departments of each region. It is currently unknown when the next school year will begin in Italian schools. We will monitor the situation and update the information on the site.

Therefore, we provide the end dates for the 2020/2021 academic year:

  • Abruzzo: 08.06.2021;
  • Basilicata: 08.06.2021;
  • Bolzano: 16.06.2021;
  • Valle d’Aosta: 08.06.2021;
  • Veneto: 05.06.2021;
  • Calabria: 12.06.2021;
  • Campaign: 05.06.2021;
  • Lazio: 08.06.2021;
  • Liguria: 09.06.2021;
  • Lombardy: 08.06.2021;
  • Marche: 05.06.2021;
  • Molise: 05.06.2021;
  • Puglia: 11.06.2021;
  • Piedmont: 11.06.2021;
  • Sardinia: 20.06.2021;
  • Sicily: 08.06.2021;
  • Tuscany: 10.06.2021;
  • Trentino: 10.06.2021;
  • Umbria: 09.06.2021;
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia: 10.06.2021;
  • Emilia-Romagna: 05.06.2021.

In this post, we have provided the start and end dates for Christmas, Carnival, and Easter holidays. The post will be updated as information becomes available. Don’t forget to share it with your friends!

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