Bern, Switzerland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Bern, Switzerland for 2025 ready to be integrated into your application.

Where western, central, and southern Europe meet, is the country officially known as the Swiss Confederation. This land locked country is divided by the Alps, and is located at the crossroads of Germanic and Romance Europe. Switzerland was established as a country on August 1, 1291. In 1648, Switzerland became independent from the Holy Roman Empire. Switzerland’s policy of armed neutrality dates back to the 16th century, and has not fought in a war since 1815. Switzerland is the birthplace of one of the world’s best known humanitarian organizations, the Red Cross.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 2nd Thursday Saint Berchtold's Day Only in certain areas.
March 20th Thursday March Equinox
April 13th Sunday Palm Sunday
April 18th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 20th Sunday Easter
April 21st Monday Easter Monday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
May 11th Sunday Mother's Day
May 29th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 1st Sunday Father's Day
June 8th Sunday Pentecost
June 9th Monday Pentecost Monday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
June 21st Saturday June Solstice
August 1st Friday Swiss National Day Long weekend.
September 21st Sunday Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer Only in certain areas.
September 22nd Monday Bettagsmontag Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
September 22nd Monday September Equinox Long weekend.
December 21st Sunday December Solstice
December 25th Thursday Christmas Day
December 26th Friday Saint Stephen's Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
December 31st Wednesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="CH-BE" -d year="2025" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "CH-BE",
  "year": "2025",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CH-BE',
  year: '2025',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CH-BE',
  'year' => '2025',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CH-BE"
$Body.year = "2025"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CH-BE',
  'year': '2025',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CH-BE',
  'year': '2025',
})