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School holidays in Switzerland 2019-20

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The school calendar dates in Switzerland are determined by the cantons and communes and they vary from region to region.

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School holidays in Switzerland 2019-20

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

Holiday Date Regions
All Saints’ Day 01-11-2019 National except AR, BL, BS, BE, GE, GR, NE, SH, TG, VD, ZH
Christmas Holidays from 23-12-2019
to 06-01-2020
Sports Holidays from 10-02-2020
to 21-02-2020
St. Joseph’s Day 19-03-2020 GR, LU, NW, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Näfelser Fahrt 02-04-2020 GL
Spring Holidays from 09-04-2020
to 24-04-2020
Labour Day 01-05-2020 BL, BS, JU, LU, NE, SH, SO, TG, TI, ZH
Ascension Holidays from 21-05-2020
to 22-05-2020
Whit Monday 01-06-2020 National except NE, SO, VS, ZG
Corpus Christi 11-06-2020 National except AR, BL, BS, BE, GE, GL, NE, SH, SG, TG, VD, ZH
Independence of Jura 23-06-2020 JU
St. Peter and St. Paul 29-06-2020 GR, TI
Summer Holidays from 13-07-2020
to 14-08-2020
Jeûne genevois 10-09-2020 GE
Day after the Federal Fast 21-09-2020 VD
St. Mauritius 22-09-2020 AI
Brother Klaus Festival 25-09-2020 OW
Immaculate Conception 08-12-2020 AG, AI, FR, GR, LU, NW, OW, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG
Christmas Eve 24-12-2020 GL
Christmas Day 25-12-2020 National
St. Stephen’s Day 26-12-2020 National except GE, JU, NE, SO, VS, VD, ZG
New Year’s Eve 31-12-2020 GL
Restoration Day 31-12-2020 GE

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All cantons in Switzerland
The cantons of Switzerland (German: kanton, French: canton, Italian: cantone, Romansh: chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.

Aargau (AG)
Appenzell – Appenzell Ausserrhoden (AR) / Appenzell Innerrhoden (AI)
Basel – Basel Stadt (BS) / Basel Land (BL)
Bern / Berne (BE)
Freiburg / Fribourg (FR)
Genève (GE)
Glarus (GL)
Graubünden (GR)
Jura (JU)
Luzern (LU)
Neuchâtel (NE)
Sankt Gallen (SG)
Schaffhausen (SH)
Solothurn (SO)
Schwyz (SZ)
Thurgau (TG)
Ticino (TI)
Unterwalden – Obwalden (OW) / Nidwalden (NW)
Uri (UR)
Valais / Wallis (VS)
Vaud (VD)
Zug (ZG)
Zürich (ZH)