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Public Holidays in Andalucia in 2024

Spain is well-known for enjoying its holidays and Andalucia is no exception. Andalucia will enjoy 12 public holidays in 2024, 10 of which are national holidays.

By Liza S. | Updated 21 Dec 2023 | Andalucia | Events | Login to add to YOUR Favourites Favourites Icon or Read Later

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National and Public Holidays in Andalucia

When are the National and Public Holidays in Andalucia in 2024?

People in Andalucia will enjoy 12 public holidays in 2024, 10 of which are national holidays. Four of those ten fall on a Monday or a Friday allowing workers to take three-day weekend breaks. Two others fall on a Tuesday or Thursday so that by taking one day’s leave, workers can have a four-day break.

Read on to get the exact details on the public holiday dates in Andalucia in 2024!

What are Puentes?

You will often hear the expression ‘taking a puente’, literally ‘taking a bridge’.

The term refers to the Spanish habit of taking an extra day’s holiday if a national or public holiday falls on a Tuesday or Thursday thus creating a four day long weekend. Individuals can take advantage of puentes by taking one day leave. More confusingly, each city, town and village and, in some cases, individual businesses, can also choose whether to extend a national, regional or public holiday by allowing puentes. On those occasions, some businesses, banks, shops and so on, will be open, while others will be closed.

When are the National Holidays in Andalucia and Spain in 2024?

These are the statutory public holidays applicable throughout Spain in 2024.

  • 1 January 2024 (Monday): New Years' Day
  • 6 January 2024 (Saturday): Epiphany of the Lord
  • 29 March 2024 (Friday): Good Friday (Viernes Santo)
  • 1 May 2024 (Wednesday): May Day (Día del Trabajo)
  • 15 August 2024 (Thursday): Assumption of Mary (Asunción de la Virgen)
  • 12 October 2024 (Saturday): Spain’s National Day (Día Nacional)
  • 1 November 2024 (Friday): All Saints Day (Día de Todos los Santos)
  • 6 December 2024 (Friday): Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución)
  • 8 December 2024 (Sunday): Immaculate Conception (Inmaculada Concepción) **Note: Several regions in Spain will have the Monday off in-lieu
  • 25 December 2024 (Wednesday): Christmas Day (Navidad)

Public Holidays in Andalucia 2024

In addition to Spain's national holidays, Andalucia has several region-specific public holidays:

  • 28 February 2024 (Wednesday): Andalucia Day
  • 28 March (Thursday): Holy Thursday

There will also be two local holidays which each municipality must propose to the Junta de Andalucía and thus will vary from municipality to municipality.

Local Fiestas

Every city, town and village also has its own programme of religious festivals, fiestas and ferias, many of which are highlighted in our Holidays, Carnivals, Fiestas, Festivals and Ferias in Andalucia section.

More on Andalucia

Planning to take a break during the public holidays in Spain and exploring more of Andalucia? Discover the region's different provinces, check out our travel guides and browse our guides to Andalucia's national parks and find your next holiday spot!

Recommended Spain Travel Resources

Travelling to/around Spain and need some help? Here are our favourite travel resources.

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To research transportation options around Spain, we like using Omio. It’s an easy way to compare different modes of transport and prices in one place.

Renting a car gives you the ultimate freedom to explore Andalucia at your own pace. Click here to compare car rental prices. (You’ll be surprised at how affordable it is in Spain!)

For last-minute holiday deals, check out Expedia UK.

Looking for things to do? Viator has a huge catalog of activities and tours across many cities in Spain. We also love Get Your Guide!

Guruwalk is our favourite platform to find the best free walking tours in a city.

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Learn more about the most important and liveliest fiestas in Andalucia here


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