National holidays and some local Roman celebrations
The following is information on holidays observed throughout Italy as well as some only in the city of Rome.
New Year's Day
Epiphany - this marks the end of the Christmas/New Year's holidays.
Easter Monday - in Italy, the Monday following Easter is a holiday.
Feast of Saints Peter & Paul (only in Rome) - celebration of Rome's patron saints.
Feast of the Assumption (Ferragosto) - second only to Christmas, this is one of Italy's most important holidays.
All Saints' Day.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Christmas - during the Chirstmas holidays in Rome you can enjoy concerts in many of Rome's churches , most free of charge as well as a stroll through the stands set up at Piazza Navona.
St. Stephen (Santo Stefano)- the day after Christmas is also a holiday in Italy.