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Austrian public and school holidays & daylight saving time

Will a public holiday fall during your holiday in Austria? An easy way to find out is to check our 2015 to 2017 listing of holidays.
Austrian Public Holidays

2016:
01 January: New Year's Day
06 January: Epiphany
28 March: Easter Monday
01 May: Labour Day
05 May: Ascension Day
16 May: Whit Monday
26 May: Corpus Christi
15 August: Assumption of the Virgin Mary
26 October: Austrian National Holiday
01 November: All Saints' Day
08 December: Conception
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Boxing Day

2017:
01 January: New Year's Day
06 January: Epiphany
17 April: Easter Monday
01 May: Labour Day
25 May: Ascension Day
05 June: Whit Monday
15 June: Corpus Christi
15 August: Assumption of the Virgin Mary
26 October: Austrian National Holiday
01 November: All Saints' Day
08 December: Conception
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Boxing Day

2018:
01 January: New Year's Day
06 January: Epiphany
23 April: Easter Monday
01 May: Labour Day
10 May: Ascension Day
21 May: Whit Monday
31 May: Corpus Christi
15 August: Assumption of the Virgin Mary
26 October: Austrian National Holiday
01 November: All Saints' Day
08 December: Conception
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Boxing Day

Austrian School Holidays
 
2016:
Christmas Holidays:
24/12/2015 to 07/01/2016: all regions
Spring Break:
01/02/2016 – 06/02/2016: Vienna, Lower Austria
08/02/2016 – 13/02/2016: Tirol, Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg
15/02/2016 – 20/02/2016: Styria, Upper Austria, Vorarlberg
Easter Holidays:
19/03/2016 – 29/03/2016: all regions
Whit Holidays:
14/05/2016 – 17/05/2016: all regions
Summer Holidays:
02/07/2016 – 03/09/2016: Vienna, Burgenland, Lower Austria
09/07/2016 – 10/09/2016: Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tirol, Carinthia, Vorarlberg
 
2017:
Christmas Holidays:
24/12/2016 to 06/01/2017: all regions
Spring Break:
06/02/2017 – 11/02/2017: Vienna, Lower Austria
13/02/2017 – 18/02/2017: Tirol, Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg
20/02/2017 – 25/02/2017: Styria, Upper Austria
Easter Holidays:
08/04/2017 – 18/04/2017: all regions
Whit Holidays:
03/06/2017 – 06/06/2017: all regions
Summer Holidays:
01/07/2017 – 03/09/2017: Vienna, Burgenland, Lower Austria
08/07/2017 – 10/09/2017: Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tirol, Carinthia, Vorarlberg

2018:
Christmas Holidays:
23/12/2017 to 06/01/2018: all regions
Spring Break:
05/02/2018 – 10/02/2018: Vienna, Lower Austria
12/02/2018 – 17/02/2018: Tirol, Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg
19/02/2018 – 24/02/2018: Styria, Upper Austria
Easter Holidays:
24/03/2018 – 03/04/2018: all regions
Whit Holidays:
19/05/2018 – 22/05/2018: all regions
Summer Holidays:
30/06/2018 – 02/09/2018: Vienna, Burgenland, Lower Austria
07/07/2018 – 09/09/2018: Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tirol, Carinthia, Vorarlberg

Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Daylight-Saving Time
Daylight-Saving Time is valid from the end of March to the end of October (CET + 1 hour).
  • 2016: 27 March 2.00 Uhr CET until 30 October 3.00 Uhr CEST
  • 2017: 26 March 2.00 Uhr CET until 29 October 3.00 Uhr CEST
  • 2018: 25 March 2.00 Uhr CET until 28 October 3.00 Uhr CEST
 
The adjustment takes place unitarily on the night of Saturday to Sunday at 01.00 a.m GMT, that is 02.00 a.m in Austria.

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