Austrian Public holidays in 2017

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After a Christmas and New Year which fell very disadvantageously for people wishing to eke out the most time off for the least number of holidays to end 2016, today’s holiday for Epiphany, falling on a Friday has again meant that there was no Fenstertag to exploit.

The following is list of the statutory public holidays (often called „bank holidays“ in the UK) for Austria for 2017. Those in italics falling on Sundays are not moved. International Organisations have different observances.

Sunday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Friday 6 January, Epiphany
Friday 14 April, Good Friday – Protestants only
Monday 17 April, Easter Monday
Monday 1 May,  Staatsfeiertag
Thursday 25 May,  Ascension
Monday 5 June,  Pentecost
Thursday 15 June, Corpus Christi
Tuesday 15 August, Ascension of Mary
Thursday 26 October, Nationalfeiertag
Wednesday 1 November, All Saints
Friday 8 December, Immaculate Conception
Sunday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Monday 25 December, Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December, St Stephens Day
Sunday 31 December, New Years Eve