Bank Holidays In Andalucia, 2022.

Bank Holidays In Andalucia for 2022. 14 days of public holidays throughout the year in Andalucia.  Our guide to the days when everything is closed and you can enjoy an extra day off work – so you can plan ahead!  Enjoy your holidays!

Bank Holidays In Andalucia

Bank Holidays In Andalucia

Here in Andalucia, we have fourteen public, national or ‘bank’ holidays each year.

These holiday include ten National holidays, two regional holidays and two local holidays.  If the holiday falls on a Sunday, it will probably move to the following Monday. Whilst these days are still celebrated on the Sunday, the Monday will be a working holiday with most shops, banks and many businesses staying closed

The confirmation of the national bank holidays are published in the Boletin Oficial del Estado (BOE) and the regional holiday in the Boletin Oficial de la Junta de Andalucia (BOJA) towards the end of the preceding year.

The public and bank holidays in Andalucia for 2022 are:

  • New Year’s Day
    Saturday January 1st.  The first day of the year and a chance to relax after the celebrations of New Year’s Eve!
  • Three Kings Day
    Thursday, January 6th. Three Kings Day is perhaps a bigger event than Christmas on the Costa Del Sol, as families celebrate the arrival of the three kings by giving gifts and attending local events.
  • Andalucia Day
    Monday February 28th.  Andalucia Day. A regional bank holiday commemorating the 1980 referendum.
  • Maundy Thursday
    Thursday April 14.  Maundy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter, observed in commemoration of Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 15th.  Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, the day on which Christians annually observe the commemoration of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
  • Labour Day
    Sunday May 1st.  Labor Day in Spain. This is a national holiday celebrating Spain’s economic and social achievements for workers all over the country.
  • Labour Day, Holiday in Lieu
    Monday May 2nd.  As Labour Day falls on a Sunday, the holiday is carried to the following Monday.
  • Assumption Day
    Monday August 15th.  Assumption of Mary, or simply “Assumption Day”, is a0 public holiday in Spain and a major religious festival across the country.
  • National Holiday of Spain
    Wednesday October 12th.  La Fiesta Nacional de España commemorates the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus for Spain on 12 October 1492, as a key point for the Spain’s overseas projection and legacy to the world
  • All Saints Day
    Tuesday November 1st.  All Saints Day in Spain (Todos Los Santos) is a very important national public holiday when people from all over the country return to their town or village to lay flowers on the graves of deceased relatives
  • Constitution Day
    Tuesday December 6th.  Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución) marks the anniversary of a referendum held on 6 December, 1978 when a new constitution was approved.
  • Immaculate Conception Day
    Thursday December 8th.  The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, or the Dia de la Inmaculada Concepcion, as it is known in Spain, is a feast of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Christmas Day
    Sunday December 25th. Christmas Day shouldn’t need too much of a description – prezzies, booze, kids, hangovers… oh, and Jesus’ birthday!
  • Christmas Day, Holiday in Lieu
    Monday December 26th. As Christmas Day 2022 falls on a Sunday, the public holiday moves to the following Monday.
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Bank Holidays In Andalucia, 2022.
Author: GlobalRadio
Modified: December 10, 2021 at 2:29 pm