Easter Monday is a national holiday in Italy that continues from Easter Sunday.
Is Easter Monday a Public Holiday?
Easter Monday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
What Do People Do?
Easter Monday, also known as La Pasquetta in Italian, is part of the Easter holiday celebrations that are celebrated across Italy. It is a popular time to take short breaks to the countryside with friends and/or family. Easter games include egg races. Many people also go on picnics at this time of the year.
Easter Monday is a public holiday in Italy. Organizations and businesses that are closed include:
Schools and other educational institutions.
Transport options, such as taxis, rail services between major cities and major long-route bus lines, are available but travelers are advised to check first with local transport authorities.
Easter Monday commemorates the risen Jesus’ meeting with his disciples on the day after he was resurrected, as mentioned in the bible. The Easter period is set around the time of the March Equinox. Italy is one of many other countries that celebrate Easter Monday.
Easter eggs in Italy symbolize fertility, renewal and life.