School Holidays Switzerland

Below are the dates for the school holidays in Switzerland in 2017 and 2018. 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 2017

Below are the Swiss school holidays 2017. Please pay special attention for the remark at the top of this page.

Swiss school holidays 2017 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
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.
Sport holiday 2017 28-01-2017 12-03-2017 5-10
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1 to 2 weeks.
Spring break 2017 Yes, see remark. 01-04-2017 14-05-2017 14-19
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Summer holiday 2017 01-07-2017 27-08-2017 27-34
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 8 weeks.
Autumn break 2017 Yes, see remark. 30-09-2017 29-10-2017 40-43
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Christmas holiday 2017 23-12-2017 07-01-2018 52-1
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1.5 to 2.5 weeks.

School Holidays Switzerland 2018

Below are the Swiss school holidays 2018. Please pay special attention for the remark at the top of this page.

Swiss school holidays 2018 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2017 23-12-2017 07-01-2018 52-1
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1.5 to 2.5 weeks.
Sport holiday 2018 27-01-2018 11-03-2018 5-10
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1 to 2 weeks.
Spring break 2018 Yes, see remark. 30-03-2018 13-05-2018 14-19
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Summer holiday 2018 30-06-2018 26-08-2018 27-34
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 8 weeks.
Autumn break 2018 Yes, see remark. 29-09-2018 28-10-2018 40-43
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 2 weeks.
Christmas holiday 2018 22-12-2018 06-01-2019 52-1
REMARK: Varies per region and school type. Every region 1.5 to 2.5 weeks.