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Portugal (Madeira) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Internet domain: .pt - telephone code: +351 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday February 17, 2023Carnival holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday February 21, 2023Customary holidaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday February 22, 2023Carnival holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday March 31, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    New Year's Day

    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Christmas holiday (end)

    Monday January 2, 2023
    School holidays : based on the calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
    all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    PISA ranking (average 493): 501
    Schooling is mandatory till age 18
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 580
    Number of teaching days: 175-180
    Usually no school on Saturday
    No uniform required
    University of Lisbon ranking: Times Higher
    Education #401-500/QS ranking #305/Shanghai #151-200

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Carnival holiday (beginning)

    Friday February 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Customary holiday

    Tuesday February 21, 2023
    Secular holiday : Shrove Tuesday Carnival

    Carnival holiday (end)

    Wednesday February 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

    Friday March 31, 2023
    School holidays :