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 2018

In Finland the following school holidays apply in 2018. These dates may vary a bit.

Finnish school holidays 2018 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2017 18-12-2017 06-01-2018 52-1
Winter holiday 2018 Southern Finland 19-02-2018 25-02-2018 8
Winter holiday 2018 Central Finland 26-02-2018 04-03-2018 9
Winter holiday 2018 East and Northern Finland 05-03-2018 11-03-2018 10
Summer holiday 2018 03-06-2018 08-08-2018 23-32
Autumn holiday 2018 15-10-2018 21-10-2018 42
REMARK: The length of the holiday can vary from few days to whole week.
Christmas holiday 2018 22-12-2018 06-01-2019 52-1

National holidays are:

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