Finland

School Holidays Finland

Finland is divided in school holiday regions and has diversified autumn-, christmas-, winter- and summer holiday periods. Please keep in mind that these dates may vary a little.

  • Autumn Holiday: 2-7 days
  • Christmas Holiday: 1-2 weeks
  • Winter Holiday: 1 week
  • Summer Holiday: 10-11 weeks

School holidays Finland 2017

In Finland the following school holidays apply in 2017. These dates may vary a bit.

Finnish school holidays 2017 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2016 19-12-2016 06-01-2017 52-1
Winter holiday 2017 Southern Finland 20-02-2017 24-02-2017 8
Winter holiday 2017 Central Finland 27-02-2017 03-03-2017 9
Winter holiday 2017 East and Northern Finland 06-03-2017 12-03-2017 10
Summer holiday 2017 04-06-2017 11-08-2017 23-32
Autumn holiday 2017 16-10-2017 20-10-2017 42
REMARK: The length of the holiday can vary from few days to whole week.
Christmas holiday 2017 18-12-2017 06-01-2018 52-1

National holidays are:

  • Easter 25. – 28.3.
  • Maundy Thursday 24.3.
  • Ascension Day 5.5. and usually the Friday after (6. 5.)