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2022 PORTUGAL HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Portugal is

15th August, MondayAssumption Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Portugal in 2022

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
SundaySunApr 17, 2022Apr 17Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 25, 2022Apr 25Liberation Day
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
FridayFriJun 10, 2022Jun 10National Day
ThursdayThuJun 16, 2022Jun 16Corpus Christi
MondayMonAug 15, 2022Aug 15Assumption Day
WednesdayWedOct 05, 2022Oct 05Republic Day
TuesdayTueNov 01, 2022Nov 01All Saints Day
ThursdayThuDec 01, 2022Dec 01Independence Restoration Day
ThursdayThuDec 08, 2022Dec 08Immaculate Conception
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Portugal

Assumption Day

Assumption Day

Monday Aug 15, 2022

The upcoming Portugal holiday Assumption Day is in 48 days from today.

Republic Day

Republic Day

Wednesday Oct 05, 2022

The upcoming Portugal holiday Republic Day is in 99 days from today.

All Saints Day

All Saints Day

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

The upcoming Portugal holiday All Saints Day is in 126 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Portugal Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Portugal which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Portugal holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Portugal has 13 holidays that are acknowledged by the government. The organizations and labour Unions recognize and offers paid leave to their workers. The government’s role in holidays is critical as inspired by the culture of the entire country. Due to the government’s austerity measure, in 2013, it suspended a few holidays which are to be active again in 2019. The holidays in Portugal are celebrated on the day on which they fall; those that come on Sunday do not shift to any week or workday. It implies that the workers do not benefit from holidays that occur on Sundays or Saturdays. The nation has a rich heritage that gets the people celebrating some festivals that are not listed as public holidays.

All businesses close down on these holidays except supermarkets that opt to close after working half the day. On this day, Portugal’s community is not active. The public transport is reduced with less traffic as compared to regular workdays. The holidays are motivated by culture, democracy, social affiliations such as the plight of women rights, labour laws, and religion. As a country, Portugal’s society is very religious, and this has led to the many holidays they have based on religion. Some of the holidays are a week-long as the organizers find fusing a few holidays such as those for their favorite Saints, Anthony, Peter, and John. Such festivals are colorful as faithful and the community alike commemorates this special day.

Shops that are in visitor's known regions often stay open though many strictly observe the holidays and close. The public and entertainment joints close early, to begin the holiday and resume once the holidays come to an end.