Italy has relatively few public holidays compared with other European countries. They are usually described as Bank Holidays because they are days when banks are officially closed.

The expected dates of bank and public holidays in Italy for the year 2018 are listed below.

All Saturdays and Sundays

   - 1st April 2018

   - 25th April 2018

   - 28th April – 1st May 2018

   - 1st and 2nd November 2018

   - 7th December 2018

Two additional closures are expected during this year:

   - From 8th to 26th August 2018 (Summer Holidays)

   - From 22nd December 2018 to 6th January 2019 (Christmas Holidays)