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Find here the Public Holidays and the Calendar 2021 in Portugal mainland, Azores and Madeira, that you need to know to plan your holidays.

Plan ahead with our list of the national, regional and municipal public holidays in Portugal mainland and in archipelagos of the Madeira and Azores in 2021.

Click here to find out what you need to know.

Calendar 2021 with Public Holidays

Living or moving to Portugal? Find here a calendar 2021 with all the Portugal public holidays and extended weekends (or possibility of it).

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National Public Holidays in Portugal 2021

Em 2021 Portugal has 14 national public holidays, with 13 mandatory and 1 optional public holidays:

  • New Year: 1 January
  • Carnival: 16 February (movable and optional)
  • Good Friday: 2 April (movable)
  • Easter: 4 April (movable)
  • Liberty Day: 25 April
  • Labor Day: 1 May
  • Corpus Christi: 3 June (movable)
  • Portugal Day: 10 June
  • Assumption of Our Lady: 15 August
  • Implementation of the Republic: 5 October
  • All Saints: 1 November
  • Restoration of Independence: 1 December
  • Immaculate Conception: 8 December
  • Christmas: 25 December

Holidays in the North of Portugal

  • Alfândega da Fé: 29 June
  • Alijó: 11 November
  • Amares: 13 June
  • Arcos de Valdevez: 11 July
  • Armamar: 24 June
  • Barcelos: 3 May
  • Boticas: 6 November
  • Braga: 24 June
  • Bragança: 22 August
  • Cabeceiras de Basto: 29 September
  • Caminha: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Carrazedas de Anciães: 31 August
  • Castelo de Paiva: 24 June
  • Celorico de Basto: 25 July
  • Chaves: 8 July
  • Cinfães: 24 June
  • Esposende: 19 August
  • Fafe: 16 May
  • Freixo de Espada à Cinta: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Guimarães: 24 June
  • Lamego: 8 September
  • Macedo de Cavaleiros: 29 June
  • Melgaço: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Mesão Frio: 30 November
  • Miranda do Douro: 10 July
  • Mirandela: 25 May
  • Mogadouro: 15 October
  • Moimenta da Beira: 24 June
  • Monção: 12 March
  • Mondim de Basto: 25 July
  • Montalegre: 9 June
  • Murça: 8 May
  • Paredes de Coura: 10 August
  • Penedono: 29 June
  • Peso da Régua: 16 August
  • Ponta da Barca: 24 August
  • Ponte de Lima: 20 September
  • Póvoa de Lanhoso: 19 March
  • Resende: 29 September
  • Ribeira de Pena: 16 August
  • Sabrosa: 8 September
  • Santa Marta de Penaguião: 13 January
  • São João da Pesqueira: 24 June
  • Sernancelhe: 3 May
  • Tabuaço: 24 June
  • Tarouca: 29 September
  • Terras de Bouro: 20 October
  • Torre de Moncorvo: 19 March
  • Valença: 18 February
  • Valpaços: 6 November
  • Viana do Castelo: 20 August
  • Vieira do Minho: 4 October (Monday after the 1st Sunday of October)
  • Vila Flor: 24 August
  • Vila Nova de Cerveira: 1 October
  • Vila Nova de Famalicão: 13 June
  • Vila Nova de Foz Côa: 21 May
  • Vila Pouca de Aguiar: 22 June
  • Vila Real: 13 June
  • Vila Verde: 13 June
  • Vimioso: 10 August
  • Vinhais: 20 May
  • Vizela: 19 March
Norte Rio e Vinhas no Douro
River and Vineyards in the Douro

Public Holidays in the Porto Region

  • Amarante: 8 July
  • Arouca: 2 May
  • Baião: 24 August
  • Espinho: 16 June
  • Felgueiras: 29 June
  • Gondomar: 4 October (Monday after the 1st Sunday of October)
  • Lousada: 26 July (Monday after the last Sunday of July)
  • Maia: 12 July (Monday after the 2nd Sunday of July)
  • Marco de Canaveses: 8 September
  • Matosinhos: 25 May (Tuesday after Pentecost Sunday)
  • Oliveira de Azeméis: 9 August (Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August)
  • Paços de Ferreira: 6 November
  • Paredes: 19 July (Monday after the 3rd Sunday of July)
  • Penafiel: 11 November
  • Porto: 24 June
  • Póvoa de Varzim: 29 June
  • Santa Maria da Feira: 20 January
  • Santo Tirso: 11 July
  • Valongo: 24 June
  • Vila do Conde: 24 June
  • Vila Nova de Gaia: 24 June
Porto Entrada do Metro no Bolhão
Metro entrance at Bolhão, Porto

Public Holidays in the Centre of Portugal

  • Abrantes: 14 June
  • Águeda: 24 May (Monday after the Pentecost Sunday)
  • Aguiar da Beira: 10 February
  • Albergaria-a-Velha: 16 August (3rd Monday of August) 
  • Alcanena: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Alcobaça: 20 August
  • Almeida: 2 July
  • Almeirim: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Alpiarça: 2 April
  • Alvaiázere: 13 June
  • Anadia: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Ansião: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Arganil: 7 September
  • Aveiro: 12 May
  • Alcobaça: 20 August
  • Batalha: 14 August
  • Belmonte: 26 April
  • Benavente: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Bombarral: 29 June
  • Caldas da Rainha: 15 May
  • Cantanhede: 25 July
  • Carregal do Sal: 19 July (3rd Monday of July)
  • Cartaxo: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Castanheira de Pera: 4 July
  • Castelo Branco: 20 April (3rd Tuesday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Castro Daire: 29 June
  • Celorico da Beira: 23 May
  • Chamusca: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Coimbra: 4 July
  • Condeixa-a-Nova: 24 July
  • Constância: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Coruche: 17 August
  • Covilhã: 20 October
  • Entroncamento: 24 November
  • Estarreja: 13 June
  • Ferreira do Zêzere: 13 June
  • Figueira da Foz: 24 June
  • Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo: 7 July
  • Figueiró dos Vinhos: 24 June
  • Fornos de Algodres: 29 September
  • Fundão: 15 September
  • Góis: 13 August
  • Golegã: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Gouveia: 9 August (Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August)
  • Guarda: 27 November
  • Idanha-a-Nova: 20 April (3rd Tuesday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Ílhavo: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Leiria: 22 May
  • Lousã: 24 June
  • Mação: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Mangualde: 8 September
  • Manteigas: 4 March
  • Marinha Grande: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Mealhada: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Mêda: 11 November
  • Mira: 25 July
  • Miranda do Corvo: 1 June
  • Montemor-o-Velho: 8 September
  • Mortágua: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Murtosa: 8 September
  • Nazaré: 8 September
  • Nelas: 24 June
  • Óbidos: 11 June
  • Oleiros: 9 August (Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August)
  • Oliveira de Frades: 7 October
  • Oliveira do Hospital: 7 October
  • Ourém: 20 June
  • Ovar: 25 July
  • Pampilhosa da Serra: 10 April
  • Pedrogão Grande: 24 July
  • Penacova: 17 July
  • Penalva do Castelo: 25 August
  • Penamacor: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Penela: 29 September
  • Peniche: 3 August (Monday after the 1st Sunday of August)
  • Pinhel: 25 August
  • Pombal: 11 November
  • Porto de Mós: 29 June
  • Proença-a-Nova: 13 June
  • Rio Maior: 6 November
  • Sabugal: 12 April (Monday after the 1rd Sunday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Salvaterra de Magos: 13May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Santa Comba Dão: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Santarém: 19 March
  • São Pedro do Sul: 29 June
  • Sardoal: 22 September
  • Sátão: 20 August
  • Seia: 3 July
  • Sertã: 24 June
  • Sever do Vouga: 21 Setember
  • Soure: 21 September
  • Tábua: 10 Abril
  • Tomar: 1 March
  • Tondela: 16 September
  • Torres Novas: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Trancoso: 29 May
  • Vagos: 24 May (Monday after the Pentecost Sunday)
  • Vila de Rei: 19 September
  • Vila Nova da Barquinha: 13 June
  • Vila Nova de Paiva: 2 March
  • Vila Nova de Poiares: 13 January
  • Vila Velha de Ródão: 23 August (4th Monday of August)
  • Viseu: 21 September
  • Vouzela: 14 May
Centro Neve na Serra da Estrela
Snow in Serra da Estrela

Public Holidays in the Lisbon Region

  • Alcochete: 24 June
  • Alenquer: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Almada: 24 June
  • Amadora: 11 September
  • Arruda dos Vinhos: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Azambuja: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Barreiro: 28 June
  • Cadaval: 13 January
  • Cascais: 13 June
  • Lisbon: 13 June
  • Loures: 26 July
  • Lourinhã: 24 June
  • Mafra: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Moita: 14 September (Tuesday after the 2nd Sunday of September)
  • Montijo: 29 June
  • Odivelas: 19 November
  • Oeiras: 7 June
  • Palmela: 1 June
  • Seixal: 29 June
  • Sesimbra: 4 May
  • Setúbal: 15 September
  • Sintra: 29 June
  • Sobral de Monte Agraço: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Tomar: 1 March
  • Torres Vedras: 11 November
  • Vila Franca de Xira: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
Lisboa Oceanário de Lisboa com Altice Arena, Torre Vasco da Gama e Ponte Vasco da Gama ao fundo
Lisbon Oceanarium

Public Holidays in the Alentejo

  • Alandroal: 12 April (Monday after the 1st Sunday after Easter Sunday)
  • Alcácer do Sal: 24 June
  • Aljustrel: 13 June
  • Almodôvar: 24 June
  • Alter do Chão: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Alvito: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Arraiolos: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Arronches: 24 June
  • Avis: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Barrancos: 28 August
  • Beja: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Benavente: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Borba: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Campo Maior: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Castelo de Vide: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Castro Verde: 29 June
  • Crato: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Cuba: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Elvas: 14 January
  • Estremoz: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Évora: 29 June
  • Ferreira do Alentejo: 5 March
  • Fronteira: 6 April
  • Gavião: 23 November
  • Grândola: 22 October
  • Marvão: 8 September
  • Mértola: 24 June
  • Monforte: 12 April (Monday after the 1st Sunday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Montemor-o-Novo: 8 March
  • Mora: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Moura: 24 June
  • Mourão: 2 February
  • Nisa: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Odemira: 8 September
  • Ourique: 8 Setember
  • Ponte de Sôr: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Portalegre: 23 May
  • Portel: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Redondo: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Reguengos de Monsaraz: 13 June
  • Santiago do Cacém: 25 July
  • Serpa: 6 April (Tuesday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Sines: 24 November
  • Sousel: 5 April (Monday after the Easter Sunday)
  • Vendas Novas: 7 September
  • Viana do Alentejo: 13 January
  • Vidigueira: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Vila Viçosa: 16 August
Alentejo Campo verdejante com lagoa, sobreiros e vacas
Green field, Alentejo

Public Holidays in the Algarve

  • Albufeira: 20 August
  • Alcoutim: 10 September (2nd Friday of September)
  • Aljezur: 29 August
  • Castro Marim: 24 June
  • Faro: 7 September
  • Lagoa – Algarve: 8 September
  • Lagos: 27 October
  • Loulé: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Monchique: 13 May (Thursday of Ascension)
  • Olhão: 16 June
  • Portimão: 11 December
  • São Brás de Alportel: 1 June
  • Silves: 3 September
  • Tavira: 24 June
  • Vila do Bispo: 22 January
  • Vila Real de Santo António: 13 May
Algarve Barcos ancorados na Marina de Lagos
Lagos Marina

Public Holidays in the Azores

  • Azores Regional Holiday: 24 May (Monday of the Holy Spirit / after the Pentecost Sunday)
  • Angra do Heroísmo: 24 June
  • Calheta – Azores: 25 November
  • Corvo: 20 June
  • Horta: 24 June
  • Lages das Flores: 21 June (3rd Monday of June)
  • Lages do Pico: 29 June
  • Lagoa – Azores: 11 April
  • Madalena: 22 July
  • Nordeste: 18 July
  • Praia da Vitória: 11 August
  • Ponta Delgada: 24 May  (Monday of the Holy Spirit / after the Pentecost Sunday)
  • Povoação: 6 September (Monday after the 1st Sunday of September)
  • Ribeira Grande: 29 June
  • São Roque do Pico: 16 August
  • Santa Cruz da Graciosa: 9 August (Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August)
  • Santa Cruz das Flores: 24 June
  • Velas: 23 April
  • Vila do Porto: 24 June
  • Vila Franca do Campo: 24 June
Açores Lagoa das Sete Cidades (Lagoa Verde e Lagoa Azul) na Ilha de São Miguel
Sete Cidades Lagoon, São Miguel Island, Azores

Public Holidays in the Madeira

  • Madeira Regional Holidays: 1 July and 26 December
  • Calheta – Madeira: 24 June
  • Câmara de Lobos: 4 October
  • Funchal: 21 August
  • Machico: 9 October
  • Ponta do Sol: 8 September
  • Porto Moniz: 22 July
  • Porto Santo: 24 June
  • Ribeira Brava: 29 June
  • Santa Cruz: 15 January
  • Santana: 25 May
  • São Vicente: 22 January
Madeira Praia e Mar na Costa Norte
North Coast in Madeira

Note: When planning your travel and activities in Portugal keep in mind that on a public holiday day various shops, transport, public services and other areas may be closed or may have limited opening hours.

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