Public holidays are usually non-working days during the year established by law. In general, these are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event, or they can be religious celebrations. Some countries have national laws that make some or all public holidays paid holidays, while in some, there are no such laws. In these cases, many firms provide days off as paid or unpaid holidays. Here you can find the public holidays of Portugal in 2021.
Public Holidays for Portugal
|New Year’s Day||Friday, January 01, 2021|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 02, 2021|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, April 04, 2021|
|Freedom Day||Sunday, April 25, 2021|
|Labour Day||Saturday, May 01, 2021|
|Corpus Christi||Thursday, June 03, 2021|
|Portugal Day||Thursday, June 10, 2021|
|Assumption of Mary||Sunday, August 15, 2021|
|Republic Day||Tuesday, October 05, 2021|
|All Saints’ Day||Monday, November 01, 2021|
|Restoration of Independence||Wednesday, December 01, 2021|
|Immaculate Conception||Wednesday, December 08, 2021|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25, 2021|
Tip: How to use the public holidays to your advantage:
- When a public holiday is set on a friday, take the monday off and enjoy an extended week-end (or viceversa).
- If a public holiday is set in the middle of the week, take the remaining days off, and benefit of a small vacation by using fewer paid leave days.
- When two public holidays are very close together, take off the days between them for a little recreation time.