Easter Day in Italy
Easter day in Italy is a national holiday that
commemorates Jesus Christ's resurrection
from death. Easter happens around the time of
the March equinox.
What do people do?
Easter, or Pasqua in Italian, is a festive holiday
Religious celebrations and parades are held all
over Italy, involving large crodws of people.
What do people eat?
Easter meals vary, but include eggs, Easter pie,
Easter Day is a public holiday in Italy. It also falls on Sunday.
Organizations and businesses that are closed include:
Schools and other educational institutions.
Transport options, such as taxis, rail services between major cities
and major long-route bus lines, are available on Easter Day but
travelers are advised to check first with local transport authorities.
Easter Sunday celebrates the resurrection of
Jesus Christ, as written in the New Testament
of the Christian bible. The roots of the Easter
holiday’s traditions and activities can be traced
back to pagan celebrations. The name Easter is
believed to come from Eostara, the goddess of
rebirth. Easter Day is not only celebrated in Italy
but also in many countries worldwide.
How do you guys do it?
How do you celebrate Easter? What do you eat?
How is it? Do you have some days off school?
Let us know!