Croatian Public Holidays in 2017

By , 02 Jan 2017, 11:41 AM Lifestyle

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As elsewhere in Europe, January 1, 2017 was a public holiday in Croatia, the first of several throughout the year. 

There is nothing worse that finding yourself on holiday in a foreign country, only to discover it is a bank holiday. Shops and banks shut, and most services are not available. 

Here are the bank holidays for Croatia 2017 to help you plan a little in advance. 

1 Jan (Sunday) New Year's Day

6 Jan (Friday) Epiphany

17 Apr (Monday) Easter Monday

1 May (Monday) Labour Day

15 Jun (Thursday) Corpus Christi

22 Jun (Thursday) Anti-Fascist Struggle Day

25 Jun (Sunday) Statehood Day

5 Aug (Saturday) Victory & Homeland Thanksgiving Day

15 Aug (Tuesday) Assumption of the Virgin Mary

8 Oct (Sunday) Independence Day

1 Nov (Wednesday) All Saints' Day

25 Dec (Monday) Christmas Day

26 Dec (Tuesday) St. Stephen's Day

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