As in many European countries, a majority of public holidays in Luxembourg have their origins in Christian festivals. But did you know that Luxembourg is currently the only country to have declared Europe Day on 9th May a public holiday? Or that the Grand Duke's birthday, which is celebrated on 23rd June, actually is on 16th April? On this page, you'll find a complete list of all the public holidays in Luxembourg, for this and the next year.
Public holidays in Luxembourg
With further delay, here are Luxembourg's legal public holidays. 'Legal' in this context means that these days have been fixed by the law of 25 April 2019. However, there are also bank holidays, such as Good Friday (14 April) and Christmas Eve afternoon (24 December).
Are you looking for information on school holidays? You'll find everything on the website of the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth.
|New Year||1st January (Saturday)||1st January (Sunday)|
|Easter Monday||18th April (Monday)||10th April (Monday)|
|Mayday||1st May (Sunday)||1st May (Monday)|
|Europe Day||9th May (Monday)||9th May (Tuesday)|
|Ascension Day||26th May (Thursday)||18th May (Thursday)|
|Whit Monday||6th June (Monday)||29th May (Monday)|
|National Day||23rd June (Thursday)||23rd June (Friday)|
|Assumption||15th August (Monday)||15th August (Tuesday)|
|All Saints||1 November (Tuesday)||1 November (Wednesday)|
|Christmas||25th December (Sunday)||25th December (Monday)|
|Boxing Day||26th December (Monday)||26th December (Tuesday)|