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Holidays & Observances in Monaco

Monaco is a small country on the Mediterranean, surrounded on all other sides by France. It is the second smallest independent country in the world with less than one square mile of land. It is one of the richest countries per capita in the world and its citizens pay no income tax, so they enjoy a very high standard of living. Understandably, Monaco has been greatly influenced by France, with a majority of its population having French roots and the official language being French. Christianity is the most practiced religion, and its holidays are the most celebrated holidays. Monaco has few official non-religious holidays and many country-wide Christian holidays.


Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Ash Wednesday/Carnival Religious/Beliefs Christianity
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Palm Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maundy Thursday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Holy Saturday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Ascension Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Pentecost / Whit Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Corpus Christi Religious/Beliefs Christianity
All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic