School Holidays Switzerland

Below are the dates for the school holidays in Switzerland in 2016. Please be aware: the differences per region are substancial.  

The table below shows the whole period for the various regions. For a detailled overview per region check out this page.

School Holidays Switzerland 2016

Below are the Swiss school holidays 2016. Please pay special attention for the remark at the top of this page.

Swiss school holidays 2016 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2015 Varies per region and school type. Every region 1.5 to 2.5 weeks. 19-12-2015 10-01-2016
Sport holiday 2016 30-01-2016 13-03-2016 5-10
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1 to 2 weeks.
Spring break 2016 Yes, see remark. 25-03-2016 15-05-2016 13-19
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Summer holiday 2016 02-07-2016 26-08-2016 27-34
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 8 weeks.
Autumn break 2016 Yes, see remark. 01-10-2016 30-10-2016 40-43
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Christmas holiday 2016 22-12-2016 08-01-2017 52-1
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1.5 to 2.5 weeks.