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Public Holidays in Greece

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Year 2012

DateHolidayComment
January 1
(Sunday)
New Year's Day
January 6
(Friday)
EpiphanyReligious - Orthodox
January 9
(Monday)
Christmas holiday (end)
February 27
(Monday)
Shrove Monday/Green Monday
March 25
(Sunday)
Independence DayNational Day
April 6
(Friday)
Easter holiday (beginning)
April 13
(Friday)
Orthodox Good FridayReligious - Orthodox
April 16
(Monday)
Orthodox Easter MondayReligious - Orthodox
April 23
(Monday)
Easter holiday (end)
May 1
(Tuesday)
Labor Day/May Day
June 4
(Monday)
Day of the Holy Spirit/Pentecost/Kataklysmos/RadunitsaReligious - Orthodox
June 21
(Thursday)
summer holiday (beginning)
August 15
(Wednesday)
AssumptionReligious - Catholic
September 3
(Monday)
summer holiday (end)
October 26
(Friday)
mid-term holiday (beginning)
October 28
(Sunday)
Ochi Day
November 5
(Monday)
mid-term holiday (end)
December 21
(Friday)
Christmas holiday (beginning)
December 25
(Tuesday)
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 26
(Wednesday)
St Stephen's DayReligious - Catholic or protestant


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