School Holidays Germany

Today is a school holidayToday, October 22nd 2019, is a school holiday! (Autumn break 2019).

Upcoming school holidayThe next school holiday in Germany starts 28-10-2019 (Autumn break 2019).

Below are all the German school holidays 2019, 2020 and 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 2019

The German school holiday dates 2019 are shown below.

Winter holiday

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
BavariaWinter holiday 201904-03-201908-03-201910
 REMARK: In Bavaria known as "spring break".
BerlinWinter holiday 201904-02-201909-02-20196
BrandenburgWinter holiday 201904-02-201909-02-20196
BremenWinter holiday 201931-01-201901-02-20195
HamburgWinter holiday 201901-02-201901-02-2019-
Lower SaxonyWinter holiday 201931-01-201901-02-2019-
Mecklenburg-VorpommernWinter holiday 201904-02-201915-02-20196-7
Rhineland-PalatinateWinter holiday 201925-02-201901-03-20199
SaarlandWinter holiday 201925-02-201905-03-20199
SaxonyWinter holiday 201918-02-201902-03-20198-9
Saxony-AnhaltWinter holiday 201911-02-201915-02-20197
ThuringiaWinter holiday 201911-02-201915-02-20197

Easter

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergEaster / Spring break 201915-04-201927-04-201916-17
BavariaEaster holidays 201915-04-201927-04-201916-17
BerlinEaster holidays 201915-04-201926-04-201916-17
BrandenburgEaster holidays 201915-04-201926-04-201916-17
BremenEaster holidays 201906-04-201923-04-201915-16
HamburgEaster holidays 201904-03-201915-03-201910-11
HessenEaster holidays 201914-04-201927-04-201916-17
Lower SaxonyEaster holidays 201908-04-201923-04-201915-16
Mecklenburg-VorpommernEaster holidays 201915-04-201924-04-201916-17
North Rhine WestfaliaEaster holidays 201915-04-201927-04-201916-17
Rhineland-PalatinateEaster holidays 201922-04-201930-04-201917
SaarlandEaster holidays 201917-04-201926-04-201916-17
SaxonyEaster holidays 201919-04-201926-04-201917
Saxony-AnhaltEaster holidays 201918-04-201930-04-201917
Schleswig HolsteinEaster holidays 201904-04-201918-04-201915-16
ThuringiaEaster holidays 201915-04-201927-04-201916-17

Whit Sunday

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAscension/Whit Sunday 201911-06-201921-06-201924-25
BavariaAscension/Whit Sunday 201911-06-201921-06-201924-25
BremenAscension/Whit Sunday 201931-05-201931-05-2019-
 REMARK: Ascension, also closed 11 June due to Whit Sunday
HamburgAscension/Whit Sunday 201913-05-201917-05-201920
 REMARK: + May 31: Ascension
HessenAscension/Whit Sunday 201931-05-201931-05-2019-
Lower SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201931-05-2019-
 REMARK: + 10 and 11 June 2016 because of Whit Sunday
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAscension/Whit Sunday 201907-06-201911-06-2019-
 REMARK: Only an extended weekend. Also 31 May is a free day.
North Rhine WestfaliaAscension/Whit Sunday 201910-06-201911-06-2019-
 REMARK: + 30 May Ascension
Rhineland-PalatinateAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201930-05-2019-
SaarlandAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201930-05-2019-
 REMARK: Ascension
SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201931-05-2019-
 REMARK: Plus due to Whit Monday: 10 June
Saxony-AnhaltAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201901-06-2019-
Schleswig HolsteinAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201931-05-2019-
 REMARK: Ascension
ThuringiaAscension/Whit Sunday 201930-05-201931-05-2019-
 REMARK: Including Ascension

Summer holiday

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergSummer holiday 201929-07-201910-09-201931-36
BavariaSummer holiday 201929-07-201909-09-201931-36
BerlinSummer holiday 201920-06-201902-08-201926-31
BrandenburgSummer holiday 201920-06-201903-08-201926-31
BremenSummer holiday 201904-07-201914-08-201928-33
BremenSummer holiday 201904-07-201914-08-201928-33
HamburgSummer holiday 201927-06-201907-08-201927-32
HessenSummer holiday 201901-07-201909-08-201927-32
Lower SaxonySummer holiday 201904-07-201914-08-201928-33
Mecklenburg-VorpommernSummer holiday 201901-07-201910-08-201927-32
North Rhine WestfaliaSummer holiday 201915-07-201927-08-201929-34
Rhineland-PalatinateSummer holiday 201901-07-201909-08-201927-32
SaarlandSummer holiday 201901-07-201909-08-201927-32
SaxonySummer holiday 201908-07-201916-08-201928-33
Saxony-AnhaltSummer holiday 201904-07-201914-08-201928-33
Schleswig HolsteinSummer holiday 201901-07-201910-08-201927-32
ThuringiaSummer holiday 201908-07-201917-08-201928-34

Autumn

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAutumn break 201928-10-201930-10-201944
BerlinAutumn break 201907-10-201919-10-201941-42
BrandenburgAutumn break 201904-10-201918-10-201941-42
BremenAutumn break 201904-10-201918-10-201941-42
HamburgAutumn break 201904-10-201918-10-201941-42
HessenAutumn break 201930-09-201912-10-201940-41
Lower SaxonyAutumn break 201904-10-201918-10-201941-42
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAutumn break 201907-10-201912-10-201941
North Rhine WestfaliaAutumn break 201914-10-201926-10-201942-43
Rhineland-PalatinateAutumn break 201930-09-201911-10-201940-41
SaarlandAutumn break 201907-10-201918-10-201941-42
SaxonyAutumn break 201914-10-201925-10-201942-43
Saxony-AnhaltAutumn break 201904-10-201911-10-201941
Schleswig HolsteinAutumn break 201904-10-201918-10-201941-42
ThuringiaAutumn break 201907-10-201919-10-201941-42

Christmas

School holidays Germany 2019 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
BrandenburgChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
BremenChristmas holiday 201921-12-201906-01-202052-1
HamburgChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
HessenChristmas holiday 201923-12-201911-01-202052-2
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
SaarlandChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
SaxonyChristmas holiday 201921-12-201903-01-202052-1
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
Schleswig HolsteinChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
ThuringiaChristmas holiday 201921-12-201903-01-202052-1

School Holidays Germany 2020

The German school holiday dates 2020 are shown below.

Winter holiday

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
BavariaWinter holiday24-02-202028-02-2020
 REMARK: In Bavaria known as "spring break".
Berlin Winter holiday03-02-202008-02-2020
Brandenburg Winter holiday03-02-202008-02-2020
Bremen Winter holiday03-02-202004-02-2020
Hamburg Winter holiday31-01-202031-01-2020
Lower SaxonyWinter holiday03-02-202004-02-2020
Mecklenburg-VorpommernWinter holiday10-02-202021-02-2020
Rhineland-PalatinateWinter holiday17-02-202021-02-2020
Saarland Winter holiday17-02-202025-02-2020
SaxonyWinter holiday10-02-202022-02-2020
Saxony-AnhaltWinter holiday10-02-202014-02-2020
ThuringiaWinter holiday10-02-202014-02-2020

Easter

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergEaster holidays06-04-202018-04-2020
BavariaEaster holidays06-04-202018-04-2020
Berlin Easter holidays06-04-202017-04-2020
Brandenburg Easter holidays06-04-202017-04-2020
Bremen Easter holidays28-03-202014-04-2020
Hamburg Easter holidays02-03-202013-03-2020
Hessen Easter holidays06-04-202018-04-2020
Lower SaxonyEaster holidays30-03-202014-04-2020
Mecklenburg-VorpommernEaster holidays06-04-202015-04-2020
North Rhine WestfaliaEaster holidays06-04-202018-04-2020
Rhineland-PalatinateEaster holidays09-04-202017-04-2020
Saarland Easter holidays14-04-202024-04-2020
SaxonyEaster holidays10-04-202018-04-2020
Saxony-AnhaltEaster holidays06-04-202011-04-2020
Schleswig-HolsteinEaster holidays30-03-202017-04-2020
ThuringiaEaster holidays06-04-202018-04-2020

Whit Sunday

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAscension/Whit Sunday02-06-202013-06-2020
BavariaAscension/Whit Sunday02-06-202013-06-2020
Berlin Ascension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020
Bremen Ascension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020
 REMARK: Ascension, also closed 2 June due to Whit Sunday
Hamburg Ascension/Whit Sunday18-05-202022-05-2020
Lower SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020
 REMARK: Ascension, also closed 2 June due to Whit Sunday
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202029-05-2020
 REMARK: Ascension, also closed 2 June due to Whit Sunday
North Rhine WestfaliaAscension/Whit Sunday02-06-2020-
SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020
Saxony-AnhaltAscension/Whit Sunday18-05-202030-05-2020
Schleswig-HolsteinAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020
ThuringiaAscension/Whit Sunday21-05-202022-05-2020

Summer holiday

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergSummer holiday30-07-202012-09-2020
BavariaSummer holiday27-07-202007-09-2020
Berlin Summer holiday25-06-202007-08-2020
Brandenburg Summer holiday25-06-202008-08-2020
Bremen Summer holiday16-07-202026-08-2020
Hamburg Summer holiday25-06-202005-08-2020
Hessen Summer holiday06-07-202014-08-2020
Lower SaxonySummer holiday16-07-202026-08-2020
Mecklenburg-VorpommernSummer holiday22-06-202001-08-2020
North Rhine WestfaliaSummer holiday29-06-202011-08-2020
Rhineland-PalatinateSummer holiday06-07-202014-08-2020
Saarland Summer holiday06-07-202014-08-2020
SaxonySummer holiday20-07-202028-08-2020
Saxony-AnhaltSummer holiday16-07-202026-08-2020
Schleswig-HolsteinSummer holiday29-06-202008-08-2020
ThuringiaSummer holiday20-07-202029-08-2020

Autumn

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAutumn holiday26-10-202030-10-2020
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on October 31
BavariaAutumn holiday31-10-202006-10-2020
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on November 18th.
Berlin Autumn holiday12-10-202024-10-2020
Brandenburg Autumn holiday12-10-202024-10-2020
Bremen Autumn holiday12-10-202024-10-2020
Hamburg Autumn holiday05-10-202016-10-2020
Hessen Autumn holiday05-10-202017-10-2020
Lower SaxonyAutumn holiday12-10-202023-10-2020
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAutumn holiday05-10-202010-10-2020
 REMARK: Schools are also closed on 2 and 3 November.
North Rhine WestfaliaAutumn holiday12-10-202024-10-2020
Rhineland-PalatinateAutumn holiday12-10-202023-10-2020
Saarland Autumn holiday12-10-202023-10-2020
SaxonyAutumn holiday19-10-202031-10-2020
Saxony-AnhaltAutumn holiday19-10-202024-10-2020
Schleswig-HolsteinAutumn holiday05-10-202017-10-2020
ThuringiaAutumn holiday17-10-202030-10-2020

Christmas

School holidays Germany 2020 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday23-12-202009-01-2021
BavariaChristmas holiday23-12-202009-01-2021
Berlin Christmas holiday21-12-202002-01-2021
Brandenburg Christmas holiday21-12-202002-01-2021
Bremen Christmas holiday23-12-202008-01-2021
Hamburg Christmas holiday21-12-202004-01-2021
Hessen Christmas holiday21-12-202009-01-2021
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday23-12-202008-01-2021
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday21-12-202002-01-2021
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday23-12-202006-01-2021
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday21-12-202031-12-2021
Saarland Christmas holiday21-12-202031-12-2021
SaxonyChristmas holiday23-12-202002-01-2021
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday21-12-202005-01-2021
Schleswig-HolsteinChristmas holiday21-12-202006-01-2021
ThuringiaChristmas holiday23-12-202002-01-2021

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 holiday23-12-202131-12-2022
Brandenburg Christmas holiday23-12-202131-12-2022
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 holiday22-12-202131-12-2022
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday24-12-202108-01-2022
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday23-12-202131-12-2022
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

About Germany

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.

On the image below the states of Germany.

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