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Autumn vacations in Germany for the years 2024, 2025 by states

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


In the following list, you will find the schedule of Autumn holidays. 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 Autumn holidays for 2024

Start End German Federal lands
30.09.2024 12.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt Germany Germany
04.10.2024 19.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Lower Saxony, Bremen Germany Germany
07.10.2024 19.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Saxony Germany Germany
14.10.2024 25.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Saarland Germany Germany
14.10.2024 26.10.2024 Autumn vacations in North Rhine-Westphalia Germany Germany
21.10.2024 26.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany Germany
21.10.2024 01.11.2024 Autumn vacations in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein Germany Germany
21.10.2024 02.11.2024 Autumn vacations in Brandenburg, Berlin Germany Germany
28.10.2024 31.10.2024 Autumn vacations in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria Germany Germany

  When do the Autumn vacations start and how long do they last

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

In 2024, Autumn vacations in Germany last an average of 10 days. In different federal states, the holidays occur at different times. The earliest start of the holidays is on 30 September 2024 in Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt; the latest end of the holidays is on 2 November 2024, in Brandenburg, Berlin.

  Herbstferien by states in Germany

The dates for the start and end of the Autumn holidays 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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Autumn vacations in Germany 2023, 2024, 2025

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