The following is a list of German holidays in 2017: Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Jan. 6: Three Kings’ Day, official holiday in Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Wuerttemberg only Feb. 27: Rose Monday, not a legal holiday Feb. 28: Shrove Tuesday — Fasching, not a legal holiday March 1: Ash Wednesday, […]
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Living abroad can be complicated. Shopping, traveling and working overseas can be vastly different from life in the United States. One way to simplify the transition is knowledge and understanding of local and national holidays in Germany. Many German holidays are based on religious or traditional beliefs. While some overlap with American holidays, others may be unfamiliar. Here is a list of upcoming 2017 German national and Rheinland-Pfalz-specific holidays.
Germany will observe Unification Day Monday. Each year, on Oct. 3, stores, banks and official institutions are closed since it is a legal holiday throughout Germany.
For planning purposes, the following is a list of 2016 German holidays: • Jan. 1: New Year’s • Jan. 6: Three Kings’ Day — official holiday only in the states of Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Wuerttemberg • Feb. 8: Rose Monday — not a legal holiday • Feb. 9: Shrove Tuesday — Fasching, not a […]