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Spring break in Germany for the years 2024, 2025 by states

Schedule of Spring Breaks by states and by years. Learn when they start, how long they last, and how the spring break are spent in Germany.


In the following list, you will find the schedule of Spring Breaks. 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 Spring Breaks for 2024

Start End German Federal lands
18.03.2024 28.03.2024 Spring break in Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Bremen Germany Germany
23.03.2024 05.04.2024 Spring break in Baden-Württemberg Germany Germany
25.03.2024 30.03.2024 Spring break in Saxony-Anhalt Germany Germany
25.03.2024 02.04.2024 Spring break in Rhineland-Palatinate Germany Germany
25.03.2024 03.04.2024 Spring break in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany Germany
25.03.2024 05.04.2024 Spring break in Brandenburg, Saarland, Berlin Germany Germany
25.03.2024 06.04.2024 Spring break in Thuringia, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany Germany
25.03.2024 13.04.2024 Spring break in Hesse Germany Germany
28.03.2024 05.04.2024 Spring break in Saxony Germany Germany
02.04.2024 19.04.2024 Spring break in Schleswig-Holstein Germany Germany

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

  When do the Spring break start and how long do they last

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

In 2024, Spring break in Germany last an average of 11 days. In different federal states, the holidays occur at different times. The earliest start of the holidays is on 18 March 2024 in Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Bremen; the latest end of the holidays is on 19 April 2024, in Schleswig-Holstein.

  Osterferien/Frühjahrferien by states in Germany

The dates for the start and end of the Spring Breaks 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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Spring break in Germany 2023, 2024, 2025

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