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Switzerland public holidays 2022

Switzerland Geneva bridge with flags Brief calendar showing the National and Cantonal public and bank holidays for Switzerland for 2022.

List of Canton codes at the bottom.


 

 

 

DateWeekdayHolidayNational / Cantonal
January 1, 2022SaturdayNew Year’s DayNational
January 2, 2022SundayBerchtold’s DayCantonal: AG, BE, FR, GL, JU,LU, OW, SH, TG and VD
January 6, 2022ThursdayEpiphanyCantonal: GR, LU, SZ, TI and UR
March 1, 2022TuesdayRepublic DayCantonal: NE
March 19, 2022SaturdaySt Joseph’s DayCantonal: GR, LU, NW, SZ, TI,UR and VS
April 7, 2022ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCantonal: GL
April 15, 2022FridayGood FridayNational, except: TI and VS
April 18, 2022MondayEaster MondayNational, except: NE, SO, VS and ZG
May 1, 2022SundayLabour DayCantonal: BL, BS, JU, LU, NE,SH, SO, TG, TI and ZH
May 26, 2022ThursdayAscension DayNational
June 6, 2022MondayWhit MondayNational, except: NE, SO, VS and ZG
June 16, 2022ThursdayCorpus ChristiNational, except: AR, BL, BS,BE, GE, GL, NE, SH,SG, TG, VD and ZH
June 23, 2022ThursdayIndependence of JuraCantonal: JU
June 29, 2022WednesdaySt. Peter and St. PaulCantonal: GR and TI
August 1, 2022MondayNational DayNational
August 15, 2022MondayAssumption DayCantonal: AG, AI, FR, JU, LU,NW, OW, SO, SZ, TI,UR, VS & ZG
September 8, 2022ThursdayJeûne genevoisCantonal: GE
September 19, 2022MondayDay after the Federal FastCantonal: VD
September 22, 2022ThursdaySt MauritiusCantonal: AI
September 25, 2022SundayBrother Klaus FestivalCantonal: OW
November 1, 2022TuesdayAll Saints’ DayNational, except: AR, BL, BS,BE, GE, GR, NE, SH,TG, VD and ZH
December 8, 2022ThursdayImmaculate ConceptionCantonal: AG, AI, FR, GR, LU,NW, OW, SZ, TI, UR,VS and ZG
December 24, 2022SaturdayChristmas EveCantonal: GL
December 25, 2022SundayChristmas DayNational
December 26, 2022MondaySt Stephen’s DayNational, except: GE, JU, NE,SO, VS, VD and ZG
December 26, 2022MondayChristmas HolidayCantonal: NE
December 31, 2022SaturdayNew Year’s EveCantonal: GL
December 31, 2022SaturdayRestoration DayCantonal: GE

Canton codes:

  • AG – Aargau
  • AR – Appenzell Ausserrhoden
  • AI – Appenzell Innerrhoden
  • BL – Basel-Landschaft
  • BS – Basel-Stadt
  • BE – Bern
  • FR – Fribourg
  • GE – Geneva
  • GL – Glarus
  • GR – Graubünden
  • JU – Jura
  • LU – Luzern
  • NE – Neuchâtel
  • NW – Nidwalden
  • OW – Obwalden
  • SH – Schaffhausen
  • SZ – Schwyz
  • SO – Solothurn
  • SG – St. Gallen
  • TG – Thurgau
  • TI – Ticino
  • UR – Uri
  • VS – Valais
  • VD – Vaud
  • ZG – Zug
  • ZH – Zürich

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Swiss government document with official holidays by Canton [PDF file from government site https://www.bj.admin.ch/]