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Easter Sunday in Switzerland

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

Is Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?

Easter Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, April 21, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Switzerland.

Ascension Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.
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About Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday Observances

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