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School Holidays Germany

No current school holidayToday, November 28th 2021, is not an official school holiday in Germany.

Upcoming school holidayThe next school holiday in Germany starts 22-12-2021 (Christmas holiday).

Below are all the German school holidays 2021. Germany has different regions, depending on the German states (Bundesländer), for the school holidays. The differences between the various regions can be quite large. In the following tables the different school holiday dates are visualised.

School Holidays Germany 2021

The German school holiday dates for 2021 are shown below.

Winter holiday

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
BavariaWinter holiday15-02-202119-02-2021
 REMARK: In Bavaria known as "spring break".
Berlin Winter holiday01-02-202106-02-2021
Brandenburg Winter holiday01-02-202106-02-2021
Bremen Winter holiday01-02-202102-02-2021
Hamburg Winter holiday29-01-202129-01-2021
Lower SaxonyWinter holiday01-02-202102-02-2021
Mecklenburg-VorpommernWinter holiday06-02-202119-02-2021
Saarland Winter holiday15-02-202119-02-2021
SaxonyWinter holiday08-02-202120-02-2021
Saxony-AnhaltWinter holiday08-02-202113-02-2021
ThuringiaWinter holiday08-02-202113-02-2021

Easter

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergEaster holidays06-04-202110-04-2021
BavariaEaster holidays29-03-202110-04-2021
Berlin Easter holidays29-03-202110-04-2021
Brandenburg Easter holidays29-03-202109-04-2021
Bremen Easter holidays27-03-202110-04-2021
Hamburg Easter holidays01-03-202112-03-2021
 REMARK: Spring holiday
Hessen Easter holidays06-04-202116-04-2021
Lower SaxonyEaster holidays29-03-202109-04-2021
Mecklenburg-VorpommernEaster holidays29-03-202107-04-2021
North Rhine WestfaliaEaster holidays29-03-202110-04-2021
Rhineland-PalatinateEaster holidays29-03-202106-04-2021
Saarland Easter holidays29-03-202107-04-2021
SaxonyEaster holidays02-04-202110-04-2021
Saxony-AnhaltEaster holidays29-03-202103-04-2021
Schleswig-HolsteinEaster holidays01-04-202116-04-2021
ThuringiaEaster holidays29-03-202110-04-2021

Whit Sunday

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAscension/Whit Sunday25-05-202105-06-2021
BavariaAscension/Whit Sunday25-05-202104-06-2021
Berlin Ascension/Whit Sunday13-05-202114-05-2021
 REMARK: Ascension
Brandenburg Ascension/Whit Sunday13-05-202114-05-2021
 REMARK: Ascension
Bremen Ascension/Whit Sunday24-05-202125-05-2021
 REMARK: Also closed on 13 and 14 May due to Ascension
Hamburg Ascension/Whit Sunday10-05-202114-05-2021
Lower SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday24-05-202125-05-2021
 REMARK: Also closed on 13 and 14 May due to Ascension
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202125-05-2021
 REMARK: Also closed on 13 and 14 May due to Ascension
North Rhine WestfaliaAscension/Whit Sunday24-05-202125-05-2021
Rhineland-PalatinateAscension/Whit Sunday25-05-202102-06-2021
Saarland Ascension/Whit Sunday25-05-202128-05-2021
SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday13-05-202114-05-2021
 REMARK: Ascension
Saxony-AnhaltAscension/Whit Sunday10-05-202122-05-2021
Schleswig-HolsteinAscension/Whit Sunday13-05-202114-05-2021
 REMARK: Ascension
ThuringiaAscension/Whit Sunday13-05-202114-05-2021
 REMARK: Ascension

Summer holiday

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergSummer holiday29-07-202111-09-2021
BavariaSummer holiday30-07-202113-09-2021
Berlin Summer holiday24-06-202106-08-2021
Brandenburg Summer holiday24-06-202107-08-2021
Bremen Summer holiday22-07-202101-09-2021
Hamburg Summer holiday24-06-202104-08-2021
Hessen Summer holiday19-07-202127-08-2021
Lower SaxonySummer holiday22-07-202101-09-2021
Mecklenburg-VorpommernSummer holiday21-06-202131-07-2021
North Rhine WestfaliaSummer holiday05-07-202117-08-2021
Rhineland-PalatinateSummer holiday19-07-202127-08-2021
Saarland Summer holiday19-07-202127-08-2021
SaxonySummer holiday26-07-202103-09-2021
Saxony-AnhaltSummer holiday22-07-202101-09-2021
Schleswig-HolsteinSummer holiday21-06-202131-07-2021
ThuringiaSummer holiday26-07-202104-09-2021

Autumn

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAutumn holiday02-11-202106-11-2021
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on October 31
BavariaAutumn holiday02-11-202105-11-2021
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on November 17th.
Berlin Autumn holiday11-10-202123-10-2021
Brandenburg Autumn holiday11-10-202123-10-2021
Bremen Autumn holiday18-10-202130-10-2021
Hamburg Autumn holiday04-10-202115-10-2021
Hessen Autumn holiday11-10-202123-10-2021
Lower SaxonyAutumn holiday18-10-202129-10-2021
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAutumn holiday02-10-202109-10-2021
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on 1 and 2 November.
North Rhine WestfaliaAutumn holiday11-10-202123-10-2021
Rhineland-PalatinateAutumn holiday11-10-202122-10-2021
Saarland Autumn holiday18-10-202129-10-2021
SaxonyAutumn holiday18-10-202130-10-2021
Saxony-AnhaltAutumn holiday25-10-202130-10-2021
Schleswig-HolsteinAutumn holiday04-10-202116-10-2021
ThuringiaAutumn holiday25-10-202106-11-2021

Christmas

School holidays Germany 2021 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday23-12-202108-01-2022
BavariaChristmas holiday24-12-202108-01-2022
Berlin Christmas holiday23-12-202131-12-2021
Brandenburg Christmas holiday23-12-202131-12-2021
Bremen Christmas holiday23-12-202108-01-2022
Hamburg Christmas holiday23-12-202104-01-2022
Hessen Christmas holiday23-12-202108-01-2022
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday23-12-202107-01-2022
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday22-12-202131-12-2021
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday24-12-202108-01-2022
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday23-12-202131-12-2021
Saarland Christmas holiday23-12-202103-01-2022
SaxonyChristmas holiday23-12-202101-01-2022
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday22-12-202108-01-2022
Schleswig-HolsteinChristmas holiday23-12-202108-01-2022
ThuringiaChristmas holiday23-12-202101-01-2022

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Germany is positioned in the centre of Europe and covers an area of nearly 360.000km2. Germany has almost 82 million inhabitants. East of Germany are Poland and the Czech Republic, south are Austria and Switzerland. In the west France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Finally Denemark is positioned north of Germany. Main capitol is Berlin.

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