School Holidays in Switzerland 2020

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Are you or one of your family members attending one of The Best International Schools in Switzerland or your children in one of the best boarding school in Switzerland?  Learn more about the school holidays in Switzerland!

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 2020

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

All Saints’ Day01-11-2019National except AR, BL, BS, BE, GE, GR, NE, SH, TG, VD, ZH
Christmas Holidaysfrom 23-12-2019
to 06-01-2020
Sports Holidaysfrom 10-02-2020
to 21-02-2020
St. Joseph’s Day19-03-2020GR, LU, NW, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Näfelser Fahrt02-04-2020GL
Spring Holidaysfrom 09-04-2020
to 24-04-2020
Labour Day01-05-2020BL, BS, JU, LU, NE, SH, SO, TG, TI, ZH
Ascension Holidaysfrom 21-05-2020
to 22-05-2020
Whit Monday01-06-2020National except NE, SO, VS, ZG
Corpus Christi11-06-2020National except AR, BL, BS, BE, GE, GL, NE, SH, SG, TG, VD, ZH
Independence of Jura23-06-2020JU
St. Peter and St. Paul29-06-2020GR, TI
Summer Holidaysfrom 13-07-2020
to 14-08-2020
Jeûne genevois10-09-2020GE
Day after the Federal Fast21-09-2020VD
St. Mauritius22-09-2020AI
Brother Klaus Festival25-09-2020OW
Immaculate Conception08-12-2020AG, AI, FR, GR, LU, NW, OW, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG
Christmas Eve24-12-2020GL
Christmas Day25-12-2020National
St. Stephen’s Day26-12-2020National except GE, JU, NE, SO, VS, VD, ZG
New Year’s Eve31-12-2020GL
Restoration Day31-12-2020GE

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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)