Top events in Greece

October
28

For many visitors this might be less of an attraction than something to avoid, as towns and cities all over Greece tend to grind to a halt for a...

November
14

A sporting event rooted in ancient history, the marathon race was born here in Athens, when the soldier Pheidippides brought news of the Athenian...

November
17

This day commemorates the student uprising that brought about the eventual fall of the military junta, which controlled Greece from 1967 to 1974....

Greece Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2021
March
25
Independence Day
Start date:
25 March 2021
April
30
Orthodox Good Friday
Start date:
30 April 2021
April
30
Orthodox Good Friday
Start date:
30 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
03
Orthodox Easter Monday
Start date:
3 May 2021
May
03
Orthodox Easter Monday
Start date:
3 May 2021
June
21
Orthodox Whit Monday
Start date:
21 June 2021
June
21
Orthodox Whit Monday
Start date:
21 June 2021
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2021
October
28
Ochi Day
Start date:
28 October 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2021
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