National, archipelago and island holidays this year
What is the 2022 work calendar like? What holidays will we have this newly released year? How many national holidays will we enjoy? And for islands?
How to plan vacations according to holidays? The 2022 work calendar includes
12 national holidays, one more than in 2021of which only 8 will be held jointly throughout Spain, the same number as this year.
8 national holidays:
In addition to the past January 1 (New Year) and January 6 (Epiphany of the Lord), the following holidays will be
on Friday April 15 (Holy Friday)on Monday
August 15th (Assumption of the Virgin), on Wednesday
October 12 ° (National Holiday of Spain), on Tuesday
November 1st (All Saints), Tuesday
6th of December (Day of the Spanish Constitution) and Thursday
December 8 (Immaculate Conception).
On four other common holidays, on Thursday
April 14th (Holy Thursday), Monday
May 2 (Monday after the Labor Holiday), on Monday
July 25 (James the Apostle) and the
December 26 (Monday after the Nativity of the Lord), the autonomous communities can move their celebration, and some have done so, so it will not be a party in all of Spain. In the case of Three Kings' Day, the next
January 6thwhich can also be substituted, all the autonomous communities have maintained it.
Thus, regarding the holidays that can be replaced by decision of the communities, on Thursday, April 14 (Holy Thursday)
It will be a party throughout Spain except in Catalonia; on May 2 (Monday after the Labor Day)
It will be a holiday only in Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla y León, Extremadura and Murcia; Monday, July 25 (Santiago Apóstol) will be a party in
Madrid, Navarre, La Rioja and Galicia (which also celebrates its National Day on that Monday), and December 26 (the Monday following the Nativity of the Lord) will be a holiday in all regions except in
Catalonia, Galicia, the Basque Country, the Valencian Community and in the autonomous city of Ceuta.
Holidays in the Canary Islands
The Canary Islands work calendar
in 2022 it has up to 11 holidays for the entire archipelago and one specific day for each island. In addition, each municipality has two additional local holidays.
Common holidays on all the islands
The next holidays will be
April 14 and 15Holy Thursday and Good Friday;
The 15th of August (Monday), Assumption of the Virgin;
on October 12 (Wednesday), Columbus Day and National Holiday of Spain;
November 1st (Tuesday), All Saints' Day;
December 6th (Tuesday), Day of the Spanish Constitution and December 8 (Thursday), Day of the Immaculate Conception.
Holidays specific to each island
On the islands of El Hierro, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, La Gomera, La Palma, Lanzarote, La Graciosa and Tenerife, the labor holidays will also be the following:
On September 24 (Saturday), the feast of Our Lady of the Kings.
On September 16 (Friday), the feast of Nuestra Señora de la Peña.
On September 8 (Thursday), the feast of Our Lady of the Pine.
On October 3 (Monday), the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
On August 5 (Friday), the feast of Our Lady of the Snows.
Lanzarote and La Graciosa
On September 15 (Thursday), the feast of Our Lady of the Volcanoes.
On February 2 (Wednesday), festivity of the Virgen de la Candelaria.
You also have to add a bridge,
since May 30 (Monday) will be a holiday for the Day of the Canary Islands. In addition to these twelve related festivities, two local festivities determined by the Canarian town councils will be celebrated in each municipality.