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Public Holidays & Daylight-Savings Time

Will there be a public holiday during your stay in Austria? And could there be a clock change while you are away? An easy way to find out is to check our lists of Austrian public holidays and daylight-savings time.

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Austrian Public Holidays

 

 

 Public Holiday  2014  2015
 New Year's Day  1st January  1st January
 Epiphany  6th January  6th January
 Easter  21st -  22nd April  5th - 6th April
 National Holiday  1st May  1st May
 Ascension Day  29th May  14th May
 Whit Monday  9th June  25th May
 Corpus Christi  19th June  4th June
 Assumption of the Virgin Mary  15th August  15th August
 National Holiday  26th October  26th October
 All Saints' Day  1st November  1st November
 Immaculate Conception  8th December  8th December
 Christmas Day  25th December  25th December
 Boxing Day  26th December  26th December


Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Daylight-Savings Time
Daylight-Savings Time is valid from the end of March to the end of October (CET + 1 hour)
 
2014: Sunday, 30th March to Sunday, 26th October
2015: Sunday, 29th March t0 Sunday, 25th October

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.