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Public Holidays

In Portugal, the public holiday is on the stated day – if it falls at the weekend no other day is taken in lieu.

Most businesses will close, however shops and supermarkets may open until lunchtime or all day in high season.

January 1st - New Years Day

Easter - Good Friday and Easter Sunday (dates vary)

April 25th - Liberation Day

May 1st - Labour Day

June 10th - National Day

June 20th - Corpus Christi

August 15th - Assumption of Mary

October 5th - Proclamation of the Republic

November 1st - All Saints Day

December 1st - Restoration of Independence

December 8th - Immaculate Conception

December 25th - Christmas