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Switzerland (Schwyz) : 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: Franc (CHF)
For local celebrations, please check the related canton entry.
Internet domain: .ch - Telephone code: +41 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 22:00 to 05:00 week nights, 00:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic or protestant
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Friday January 7, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday January 21, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Friday February 25, 2022Sports holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Tuesday March 1, 2022Shrove Tuesday - FasnachtdienstagEvents, celebrations...
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Monday March 7, 2022Sports holiday (end)School holidays
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Saturday March 19, 2022St Joseph's DayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 29, 2022Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday May 15, 2022State electionsSpecial Events
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Sunday May 15, 2022Municipal electionSpecial Events
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Monday May 16, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 5, 2022PentecostCatholic or protestant
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday June 16, 2022Corpus CristiCatholic
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Sunday June 19, 2022Municipal electionSpecial Events
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Friday July 8, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday :

Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Celebrated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end)

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Friday January 7, 2022
School holidays : Www.gemeindeschwyz.ch
calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 506
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
Dates confirmed till June 2024; 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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Regional holiday

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Friday January 21, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Saint Meinrad in Einsiedeln only

Sports holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 25, 2022
School holidays :

Shrove Tuesday - Fasnachtdienstag

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Tuesday March 1, 2022
Culture : Carnival day on the eve of Ash Wednesday which begins Lent, a time of fasting and devotions. Pancakes are often served. It is also known as Fat Tuesday in some places. The day concludes the season of Epiphany.

Sports holiday (end)

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Monday March 7, 2022
School holidays :

St Joseph's Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
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Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Easter holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 29, 2022
School holidays :

State elections

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Sunday May 15, 2022
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Municipal election

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Sunday May 15, 2022
Special Events :

Easter holiday (end)

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Monday May 16, 2022
School holidays :

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

Ascension holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
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Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

Pentecost holiday (end)

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Tuesday June 7, 2022
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Corpus Cristi

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Thursday June 16, 2022
Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity.

Municipal election

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Sunday June 19, 2022
Special Events :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday July 8, 2022
School holidays :