Portugal

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Portugal for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

Portugal is located in Southwest Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Additional territories of Portugal are the Atlantic archipelagos of Azores and Madeira. Pre-Celtic tribes, the Celts, Carthaginians and the Romans, followed by the Visigoths and Suebi Germanic peoples, settled in the land of Portugal. In 711 AD, the Moors invaded, claiming this land as their own. In 868, the County of Portugal was founded. During the Christian Reconquista in 1128, the Country of Portugal was established, driving out the Moors. In 1139, the Kingdom of Portugal was growing stronger. During the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal established the first global empire, during which, lead to the Age of Discovery. Ships from Portugal set out to explore the world. This maritime exploration during 1497-1498, led to the discovery of the sea route to India, making way to the spice trade. Between earthquakes and wars over the next few hundred years, Portugal lost its foothold. After the Revolution, Portugal was officially, the Portuguese Republic and became a country on October 5, 1910.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 1st Tuesday Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
March 5th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
March 19th Tuesday Father's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 19th Friday Good Friday
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 25th Thursday Freedom Day
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 5th Sunday Mother's Day
June 1st Saturday Azores Day
June 10th Monday Portugal Day
June 20th Thursday Feast of Corpus Christi
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 15th Thursday Assumption of Mary
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 5th Saturday Republic Implantation
November 1st Friday All Saints' Day
December 1st Sunday Restoration of Independence
December 8th Sunday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="PT" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"