National Holidays

Austria is a catholic nation and that can be seen in many of their national days. Below you can find a list showing the different national holidays in Austria and Vienna. On these days most shops are closed, and it is useful to know that most shops are closed on Sundays as well in Vienna.

National holidays:
January 1 – New Year
January  6 – Epiphany
Easter / Pentecost / The Ascension
May 1 – International Workers Day
August 15 – Virgin Mary day
October 26 – National day
November 1 – All Saints day
December 8 – Immaculate Conception day
December 25&26 – Christmas