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Easter – National Holiday
Sun, April 9 12:00 AM - Mon, April 10 11:59 PM
Easter is a Christian holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans c30 AD.
Italy national holidays often coincide with Christian holidays.
Shops and businesses are usually closed.
Public transportation schedules may be reduced or limited.
The dates of the Easter holiday week vary from year to year.
The Monday after east Sunday is always a holiday as well, and many people take advantage of the long weekend to travel.
Learn more about Celebrating Easter in Italy.