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Holidays in Spain 

- Will it affect your transport? 

12-03-2018

In the following months there are several Holidays in Spain that might affect transit time on transport to large parts of the country. 

 

Spain is divided into regions, each of which having its own holidays. 

Remember to check if the Holidays will affect your transport.

 

Please find the Holidays in the table below. 

 

 

 * There may be exceptions where there will still be traffic in certain areas on public holidays. Therefore, check your specific transport.

 

Keep an eye on updates regarding holidays.

 

 

 

Holidays in Spain: 

Date

Weekday

Holiday Name

Holiday Type

Where It is Observed

 
 

Jan 1

Monday

New Year's Day

National holiday

 

 

Jan 1

Monday

Feast of the Holy Family

Observance

 

 

Jan 6

Saturday

Epiphany

National holiday

 

 

Jan 29

Monday

St. Valero's Feast

Local holiday

Zaragoza

 

Feb 14

Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Observance

 

 

Feb 28

Wednesday

Day of Andalucía

Local holiday

Andalusia

 

Mar 1

Thursday

Day of the Balearic Islands

Local holiday

Balearic Islands

 

Mar 5

Monday

Fifth of March

Local holiday

Zaragoza

 

Mar 19

Monday

San Jose

Common Local holidays

AR, CL, CM, EX, GA, M, ML, MU, NA, PV, VC

 

Mar 20

Tuesday

March equinox

Season

 

 

Mar 25

Sunday

Daylight Saving Time starts

Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

 

 

Mar 25

Sunday

Palm Sunday

Observance

 

 

Mar 29

Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Common Local holidays

15 states

 

Mar 30

Friday

Good Friday

National holiday

 

 

Apr 2

Monday

Easter Monday

Common Local holidays

CT, LO, NA, PV, S, VC

 

Apr 23

Monday

Day of Aragón

Local holiday

Aragon

 

Apr 23

Monday

St George's Day

Local holiday

Catalonia

 

Apr 23

Monday

Castile and León Day

Local holiday

Castile-Leon

 

May 1

Tuesday

Labor Day / May Day

National holiday

 

 

May 2

Wednesday

Day of Madrid

Local holiday

Madrid

 

May 6

Sunday

Mothers' Day

Observance

 

 

May 15

Tuesday

Feast Day of St Isidore

Local holiday

Madrid

 

May 17

Thursday

Galicia Literature Day

Local holiday

Galicia

 

May 20

Sunday

Whit Sunday/Pentecost

Observance

 

 

May 21

Monday

Whit Monday

Local holiday

Barcelona

 

May 30

Wednesday

Day of the Canary Islands

Local holiday

Canary Islands

 

May 31

Thursday

Corpus Christi

Local holiday

Madrid

 

May 31

Thursday

Canaries day observed

Local holiday

Canary Islands

 

May 31

Thursday

Day of Castile-La Mancha

Local holiday

Castile-La Mancha

 

Jun 9

Saturday

Day of Murcia

Local holiday

Murcia

 

Jun 9

Saturday

Day of La Rioja

Local holiday

La Rioja

 

Jun 13

Wednesday

San Antonio

Local holiday

Ceuta

 

Jun 21

Thursday

June Solstice

Season

 

 

Jun 24

Sunday

Saint John the Baptist Day

Local holiday

Catalonia

 

Jul 25

Wednesday

Feast of Saint James the Apostle

Common Local holidays

CL, CN, GA, M, NA, PV

 

Jul 28

Saturday

Day of the Institutions

Local holiday

Cantabria

 

Aug 5

Sunday

The Day of Our Lady of Africa

Local holiday

Ceuta

 

Aug 12

Sunday

The Day of Cantabria

Local holiday

Cantabria

 

Aug 15

Wednesday

Assumption of Mary

National holiday

 

 

Aug 22

Wednesday

Eid al-Adha

Local holiday

Ceuta, Melilla

 

Sep 2

Sunday

Day of the Independent City of Ceuta

Local holiday

Ceuta

 

Sep 8

Saturday

Day of Asturias

Local holiday

Asturias

 

Sep 8

Saturday

Day of Extremadura

Local holiday

Extremadura

 

Sep 8

Saturday

Virgin of the Victory

Local holiday

Melilla

 

Sep 11

Tuesday

Day of Catalonia

Local holiday

Catalonia

 

Sep 15

Saturday

Nuestra Señora de la Bien Aparecida

Local holiday

Cantabria

 

Sep 17

Monday

Day of Melilla

Local holiday

Melilla

 

Sep 23

Sunday

September equinox

Season

 

 

Oct 9

Tuesday

Day of the Valencian Community

Local holiday

Valencia

 

Oct 12

Friday

Hispanic Day

National holiday

 

 

Oct 28

Sunday

Daylight Saving Time ends

Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

 

 

Nov 1

Thursday

All Saints' Day

National holiday

All except

 

Dec 3

Monday

Day of Navarre

Local holiday

Navarre

 

Dec 6

Thursday

Constitution Day

National holiday

All except AN, AR, CE, CL, EX, LO, M, ML, MU, O, VC

 

Dec 8

Saturday

Immaculate Conception

National holiday

 

 

Dec 21

Friday

December Solstice

Season

 

 

Dec 24

Monday

Christmas Eve

Observance

 

 

Dec 25

Tuesday

Christmas Day

National holiday

 

 

Dec 26

Wednesday

St Stephen's Day

Local holiday

B, CT, IB

 

Dec 31

Monday

New Year's Eve

Observance

 

 

 

 

 

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