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When exactly the holidays 2021/2022 are and how you can get more free time with just a few vacation days with clever planning. It's not that easy in 2021. And: when exactly is Pentecost 2021?

Status: May 17, 2021

Whit Sunday is May 23rd, 2021, Whit Monday is May 24th. A free Friday, May 21, makes four free days in a row - as does a free Tuesday after Pentecost.

Corpus Christi - public holiday in Bavaria and bridging day

Corpus Christi is followed by a classic bridging day because it always falls on a Thursday. Which one exactly depends on Pentecost. Corpus Christi is celebrated on the Thursday after the first Sunday after Pentecost. In 2021 it will be June 3rd.

Corpus Christi is a public holiday in Bavaria and also in the states of Saarland, Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse.

Where is the Assumption of Mary a public holiday?

Every year on August 15th, the Assumption of Mary is celebrated. However, it is only a public holiday in parts of Bavaria and Saarland. In 2021, August 15th falls on a Sunday anyway.

Where in Bavaria is Assumption Day a public holiday?

In Upper Bavaria and Lower Bavaria, according to the Bavarian State Office for Statistics, Assumption of Mary is a public holiday in all municipalities, since there in all municipalities - based on the last census in 2011 - the number of Catholics predominated.

"While" Assumption of Mary "is a public holiday in the Bavarian cities of Munich, Augsburg, Würzburg, Regensburg and Ingolstadt, work is carried out or the shops are open in the central Franconian cities of Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen (if the Assumption of Mary does not fall on a Sunday as in 2021, editor's note). "

Bavarian State Office for Statistics

All Saints' Day - this holiday falls on a Monday in 2021

While German Unity Day, October 3, 2021, falls on a Sunday, employees are more lucky with All Saints' Day in 2021: It is a Monday, November 1, 2021.

Christmas and New Years Eve 2021

Christmas 2021 is employee-unfriendly: December 24th is a Friday, so the first and second Christmas holidays are Saturday and Sunday! New Year's Eve is also a Friday, so New Year 2022 is a Saturday.

When is Holy Three King 2022?

January 6th is a Thursday in 2022. Heilig Drei König is a public holiday in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Saxony-Anhalt.

Like every year, there are two public holidays around Easter: Good Friday (April 15, 2022) and Easter Monday (April 18, 2022). Anyone who invests four vacation days in the week before or in the week after Easter has eight or ten days off.

Is Maundy Thursday a public holiday?

Maundy Thursday is not a public holiday, but a normal working day.

Is May 1st a public holiday in Germany?

Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st. It is a public holiday in all of Germany. May 1st 2022 falls on a Sunday, unfortunately, so it is not a bridging day.

When is Ascension Day 2022?

At the end of May 2022, the holiday of Ascension Day, which falls on Thursday, May 26th, is a classic bridging day on Friday. If you use this bridging day and take a day off, you will get four days off in a row. By the way: Ascension Day is a public holiday in all of Germany.

Thursday May 13th 2021Ascension of Christ
Monday, May 24, 2021Whit Monday
Thursday 3rd June 2021Corpus Christi
Sunday 15th August 2021Assumption Day
Sunday 3rd October 2021Day of German unity
Monday, November 1st, 2021All Saints Day
Saturday, December 25th, 20211st Christmas Holiday
Sunday 25 December 20212nd Christmas Day
Thursday, January 6, 2022Holy Three Kings
Friday April 15, 2022Good Friday
Monday April 18, 2022Easter Monday
Sunday May 1st 2022Labor Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022Ascension of Christ
Monday, June 6, 2022Whit Monday
Thursday June 16, 2022Corpus Christi