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Ascension holidays in Germany for the years 2024, 2025 by states

Schedule of Ascension vacations by states and by years. Learn when they start, how long they last, and how the ascension holidays are spent in Germany.


In the following list, you will find the schedule of Ascension vacations. The information about the holidays is provided in accordance with the data from the Secretariat of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Culture and Education of the German states. Since the time of information entry, some holiday dates may have been changed. The most up-to-date information can be obtained from the School Administration of each state in Germany (see links in the holiday schedule by states).

Schedule of Ascension vacations for 2024

Start End German Federal lands
10.05.2024 10.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Thuringia, Berlin Germany Germany
10.05.2024 11.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Schleswig-Holstein Germany Germany
17.05.2024 21.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany Germany
18.05.2024 21.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Saxony Germany Germany
21.05.2024 21.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Bremen, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany Germany
21.05.2024 24.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Saxony-Anhalt, Hamburg, Saarland Germany Germany
21.05.2024 29.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate Germany Germany
21.05.2024 31.05.2024 Ascension holidays in Baden-Württemberg Germany Germany
21.05.2024 01.06.2024 Ascension holidays in Bavaria Germany Germany

Please note that during the spring time, students in Germany also have Spring holidays. You can find their schedule via the link.

  When do the Ascension holidays start and how long do they last

If you are interested in when the Ascension holidays start and end, as well as how long they last for schoolchildren in Germany, pay attention to the following information.

In 2024, Ascension holidays in Germany last an average of 4 days. In different federal states, the holidays occur at different times. The earliest start of the holidays is on 10 May 2024 in Thuringia, Berlin; the latest end of the holidays is on 1 June 2024, in Bavaria.

  Himmelfahrt/Pfingstferien by states in Germany

The dates for the start and end of the Ascension vacations are set separately in each federal state of Germany, so the holiday schedule needs to be checked for the federal state where the particular school is located. Choose the federal state you need to view the information.


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Ascension holidays in Germany 2023, 2024, 2025

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