Overview of Public Holidays in Switzerland

Just in case you’re considering to move to Switzerland, remember the catholic Kantons have more public holidays:

Feiertage in der Schweiz

Here’s the
English Version

(Wondering: Would a regular print encyclopedia include an overview like this?)

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  1. I thought Baden-Wuerttemberg was the county with most public holidays (protestant & catholic), but browsing the 2006 overview yesterday (to finally take advantage of the Brueckentage 😉 ), I realised we don’t even get Rosenmontag off. 😛
    Nevertheless, I fear they cut holidays short, but don’t ask me which they took.

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