No current school holidayToday, November 22nd 2018, is not an official school holiday in Germany.

Upcoming school holidayThe next school holiday in Germany starts 19-12-2018 (Christmas holiday 2018). See details below.

Below are all the German school holidays 2018 and 2019. 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 2018

The German school holiday dates 2018 are shown below.

Winter holiday

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergWinter holiday 2018--
BavariaWinter holiday 201812-02-201816-02-20187
 REMARK: In Bavaria known as "spring break".
BerlinWinter holiday 201805-02-201810-02-20186
BrandenburgWinter holiday 201805-02-201810-02-20186
BremenWinter holiday 201801-02-201802-02-20185
HamburgWinter holiday 201802-02-201802-02-2018-
HessenWinter holiday 2018---
Lower SaxonyWinter holiday 201801-02-201802-02-2018-
Mecklenburg-VorpommernWinter holiday 201805-02-201816-02-20186-7
Rhineland-PalatinateWinter holiday 2018---
SaarlandWinter holiday 201812-02-201817-02-20186
SaxonyWinter holiday 201812-02-201823-02-20187-8
Saxony-AnhaltWinter holiday 201805-02-201809-02-20186
Schleswig HolsteinWinter holiday 2018---
ThuringiaWinter holiday 201805-02-201809-02-20186

Easter

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergEaster / Spring break 201826-03-201806-04-201813-14
BavariaEaster holidays 201826-03-201807-04-201813-14
BerlinEaster holidays 201826-03-201806-04-201813-14
BrandenburgEaster holidays 201826-03-201806-04-201813-14
BremenEaster holidays 201819-03-201803-04-201812-13
HamburgEaster holidays 201805-03-201816-03-201810-11
HessenEaster holidays 201826-03-201807-04-201813-14
Lower SaxonyEaster holidays 201819-03-201803-04-201812-13
Mecklenburg-VorpommernEaster holidays 201826-03-201804-04-201813-14
North Rhine WestfaliaEaster holidays 201826-03-201807-04-201813-14
Rhineland-PalatinateEaster holidays 201826-03-201806-04-201813-14
SaarlandEaster holidays 201826-03-201806-04-201813-14
SaxonyEaster holidays 201829-03-201806-04-201814
Saxony-AnhaltEaster holidays 201826-03-201831-03-201813
Schleswig HolsteinEaster holidays 201829-03-201813-04-201814-15
ThuringiaEaster holidays 201826-03-201807-04-201813-14

Whit Sunday

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201802-06-201821-22
BavariaAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201802-06-201821-22
BerlinAscension/Whit Sunday 201830-04-201830-04-201818
 REMARK: + May 11 and 22 2018
BrandenburgAscension/Whit Sunday 201810-05-201811-05-2018-
 REMARK: Ascension
BremenAscension/Whit Sunday 201810-05-201811-05-2018-
 REMARK: Ascension, also closed 22 May due to Whit Sunday
HamburgAscension/Whit Sunday 201807-05-201811-05-201819
HessenAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201821-05-2018-
Lower SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201822-05-2018-
 REMARK: + 10 and 11 May 2016 because of Ascension
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201822-05-2018-
 REMARK: Only an extended weekend. Ascension 10 and 11 May 2018.
North Rhine WestfaliaAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201825-05-201821
Rhineland-PalatinateAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201821-05-2018-
SaarlandAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201821-05-2018-
SaxonyAscension/Whit Sunday 201821-05-201822-05-2018-
 REMARK: Plus due to Ascension: 10 and 11 May 2018
Saxony-AnhaltAscension/Whit Sunday 201811-05-201819-05-201820
Schleswig HolsteinAscension/Whit Sunday 201810-05-201811-05-2018-
ThuringiaAscension/Whit Sunday 201810-05-201811-05-2018-
 REMARK: Including Ascension

Summer holiday

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergSummer holiday 201826-07-201808-09-201831-36
BavariaSummer holiday 201830-07-201810-09-201831-36
BerlinSummer holiday 201805-07-201817-08-201828-33
BrandenburgSummer holiday 201805-07-201818-08-201828-33
BremenSummer holiday 201828-06-201808-08-201827-32
HamburgSummer holiday 201805-07-201815-08-201828-33
HessenSummer holiday 201825-06-201803-08-201826-31
Lower SaxonySummer holiday 201828-06-201808-08-201827-32
Mecklenburg-VorpommernSummer holiday 201809-07-201818-08-201828-33
North Rhine WestfaliaSummer holiday 201816-07-201828-08-201829-34
Rhineland-PalatinateSummer holiday 201825-06-201803-08-201826-31
SaarlandSummer holiday 201825-06-201803-08-201826-31
SaxonySummer holiday 201802-07-201810-08-201827-32
Saxony-AnhaltSummer holiday 201828-06-201808-08-201826-31
Schleswig HolsteinSummer holiday 201809-07-201818-08-201828-33
ThuringiaSummer holiday 201802-07-201811-08-201827-32

Autumn

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergAutumn break 201829-10-201802-11-201844
BavariaAutumn break 201829-10-201802-11-201844
BerlinAutumn break 201822-10-201802-11-201843-44
BrandenburgAutumn break 201822-10-201802-11-201843-44
BremenAutumn break 201801-10-201813-10-201840-41
HamburgAutumn break 201801-10-201812-10-201840-41
HessenAutumn break 201801-10-201813-10-201840-41
Lower SaxonyAutumn break 201801-10-201812-10-201840-41
Mecklenburg-VorpommernAutumn break 201808-10-201813-10-201841
North Rhine WestfaliaAutumn break 201815-10-201827-10-201842-43
Rhineland-PalatinateAutumn break 201801-10-201812-10-201840-41
SaarlandAutumn break 201801-10-201812-10-201840-41
SaxonyAutumn break 201808-10-201820-10-201841-42
Saxony-AnhaltAutumn break 201801-10-201812-10-201840-41
Schleswig HolsteinAutumn break 201801-10-201819-10-201840-42
ThuringiaAutumn break 201801-10-201813-10-201840-41

Christmas

School holidays Germany 2018 - All dates are subject to errors and changes
RegionSchool HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday 201824-12-201805-01-201952-1
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday 201722-12-201705-01-201852-1
BavariaChristmas holiday 201822-12-201805-01-201952-1
BavariaChristmas holiday 201723-12-201705-01-201852-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201822-12-201805-01-201952-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201721-12-201702-01-201852
BrandenburgChristmas holiday 201821-12-201805-01-201952-1
BrandenburgChristmas holiday 201721-12-201702-01-201852
BremenChristmas holiday 201824-12-201804-01-201952-1
BremenChristmas holiday 201722-12-201706-01-201852-1
HamburgChristmas holiday 201820-12-201804-01-201952-1
HamburgChristmas holiday 201722-12-201705-01-201852-1
HessenChristmas holiday 201824-12-201812-01-201952-2
HessenChristmas holiday 201724-12-201713-01-201852-2
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday 201824-12-201804-01-201952-1
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday 201722-12-201705-01-201851-52
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday 201824-12-201805-01-201952-1
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday 201721-12-201703-01-201852
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday 201724-12-201706-01-201852-1
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday 201820-12-201804-01-201952-1
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday 201722-12-201709-01-201852-1
SaarlandChristmas holiday 201822-12-201804-01-201952-1
SaxonyChristmas holiday 201822-12-201804-01-201952-1
SaxonyChristmas holiday 201723-12-201702-01-201852
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday 201819-12-201804-01-201952-1
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday 201721-12-201703-01-201852
Schleswig HolsteinChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1
Schleswig HolsteinChristmas holiday 201721-12-201706-01-201852-1
ThuringiaChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1
ThuringiaChristmas holiday 201722-12-201705-01-201852-1

Interested in the UK school holidays? Check out the page School Holidays UK.

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
Baden-WürttembergWinter holiday 2019--10
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-
HessenWinter holiday 2019---
Lower SaxonyWinter holiday 201931-01-201901-02-2019-
Mecklenburg-VorpommernWinter holiday 201904-02-201915-02-20196-7
North Rhine WestfaliaWinter holiday 2019---
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
Schleswig HolsteinWinter holiday 2019---
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
BerlinAscension/Whit Sunday 2019--
 REMARK: May 31 and June 21 2019
BrandenburgAscension/Whit Sunday 2019---
 REMARK: Ascension
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 201928-10-201931-10-201944
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 201824-12-201805-01-201952-1
Baden-WürttembergChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
BavariaChristmas holiday 201822-12-201805-01-201952-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201822-12-201805-01-201952-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
BerlinChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
BrandenburgChristmas holiday 201821-12-201805-01-201952-1
BrandenburgChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
BremenChristmas holiday 201921-12-201906-01-202052-1
BremenChristmas holiday 201824-12-201804-01-201952-1
HamburgChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
HamburgChristmas holiday 201820-12-201804-01-201952-1
HessenChristmas holiday 201923-12-201911-01-202052-2
HessenChristmas holiday 201824-12-201812-01-201952-2
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
Lower SaxonyChristmas holiday 201824-12-201804-01-201952-1
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
Mecklenburg-VorpommernChristmas holiday 201824-12-201805-01-201952-1
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
North Rhine WestfaliaChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
Rhineland-PalatinateChristmas holiday 201820-12-201804-01-201952-1
SaarlandChristmas holiday 201923-12-201903-01-202052-1
SaarlandChristmas holiday 201822-12-201804-01-201952-1
SaxonyChristmas holiday 201921-12-201903-01-202052-1
SaxonyChristmas holiday 201822-12-201804-01-201952-1
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday 201923-12-201904-01-202052-1
Saxony-AnhaltChristmas holiday 201819-12-201804-01-201952-1
Schleswig HolsteinChristmas holiday 201923-12-201906-01-202052-1
Schleswig HolsteinChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1
ThuringiaChristmas holiday 201921-12-201903-01-202052-1
ThuringiaChristmas holiday 201821-12-201804-01-201952-1

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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