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 2016

In Finland the following school holidays apply in 2016. These dates may vary a bit.

Finnish school holidays 2016 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2015 21-12-2015 06-01-2016 52-1
Winter holiday 2016 Southern Finland 22-02-2016 26-02-2016 8
Winter holiday 2016 Central Finland 29-02-2016 04-03-2016 9
Winter holiday 2016 East and Northern Finland 07-03-2016 11-03-2016 10
Summer holiday 2016 06-06-2016 19-08-2016 23-33
Autumn holiday 2016 17-10-2016 28-10-2016 42-43
REMARK: The length of the holiday can vary from few days to whole week.
Christmas holiday 2016 19-12-2016 06-01-2017 52-1

National holidays are:

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