Portugal

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Portugal for 2018 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
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 1st Monday Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
February 13th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
March 19th Monday Father's Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 25th Wednesday Freedom Day
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 6th Sunday Mother's Day
May 31st Thursday Feast of Corpus Christi
June 1st Friday Azores Day
June 10th Sunday Portugal Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
August 15th Wednesday Assumption of Mary
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 5th Friday Republic Implantation
November 1st Thursday All Saints' Day
December 1st Saturday Restoration of Independence
December 8th Saturday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 31st Monday 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="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"