Official Austrian State Holidays / Religious Holidays
January 1st New Years Day
Epiphany Jan 6th
Easter Vigil - Saturday night fires
Ascension Day May 24th
Corpus Christi Day
Feast of the Assumption August 14th – Maria Himmel Fahrt
Maria Ascension - a favourite hiking day
on this occasion many masses – Catholic services are held at the mountain tops or in the Alms –Alpine meadows.
October 26th National Holiday – Independence Day - Also a day for getting outdoor – hiking and walking
Nov 1st - All Saints Day – the general population attends Mass services in cemeteries across the country honoring their departed.
Christmas Eve, Christmas
Stepanitag (Saint name day – day after Christmas holiday.
New Years Eve Sylvester (Saints name day)