Greece has a total of 23 holidays in 2017. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
|The Three Holy Hierarchs
|25th of March (national holiday)
|Annunciation of the Lord
|Orthodox Good Friday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|Orthodox Easter Sunday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
|Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday
|Orthodox Holy Spirit Monday
|The Restoration of Democracy
|Dormition of the Holy Virgin
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.
|The Ochi day
|Armed Forces Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Synaxis of the Mother of God