Madrid & The country Public Holidays
national feast days are identical each year, although national public
holidays may change based on if the feast day falls on the Sunday or otherwise. Also,
each Autonomous Community might also choose either Father’s Day (March 19th) or Easter time
Thursday like a public holiday, in addition to celebrating one "Community Day", which
the Autonomous Community of Madrid celebrates around the second of May.
In addition, each town or
city features its own feast days to commemorate its patron Saints. Within the town of Madrid these
are 15th May (San Isidro) and ninth November (Almudena), even though the holidays might be
altered if these dates fall on the Sunday. Observe that Easter time is really a "movable" feast,
celebrated around the first Sunday following the first full moon on or following the Spring equinox of
Therefore, Spanish public holidays for 2015 within the city of
Madrid are listed below. (Also, see Fiestas)
- The month of january 1 –
New Year’s Day (Año
- The month of january 6 – Epiphany (Epifanía del Señor, national)
- March 19 – San Jose (Madrid community only)
- Easter time: Easter time Thursday (Madrid yet others) and Easter time Friday (national)
- [for 2015, these Easter time holiday season is the
second & 3rd of April]
San Isidro (Madrid capital only)
Xmas Day (Natividad del Señor, national)
On public holidays, all shops and banks are
closed. Taxis will prove to add a little surcharge towards the fare on these dates. When the public holiday
falls on the Tuesday or Thursday, if you have been Spanish speaking about "carrying out a
bridge" (haciendo puente). This requires using the Monday or Friday off as
well to be able to have a 4-day lengthy break.
Get more information at a larger listing of fiestas, concerts, occasions and non secular processions
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