School holidays in Slovakia 2024-2025 (official dates)

In this article, All-Holidays.Info will consider the following topics: school holidays in Slovakia 2024-2025, non-school days in the Slovak Republic 2024-2025. We will provide exact, officially confirmed dates for autumn, Christmas, spring, Easter and summer holidays. We list the official holidays when schools are closed.

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When children take a break from school in the Slovak Republic

During the school year, Slovak schoolchildren have five holiday periods. Their dates are determined by the Ministry of Education, Research, Development and Youth of the Slovak Republic. Here are the school holidays in Slovak schools in the 2024-2025 school year:

  1. Autumn vacation.
  2. Christmas Holidays.
  3. Spring break.
  4. Easter holidays.
  5. Summer holidays.

IMPORTANT! The start and end dates of school holidays are the same throughout the country, except for spring holidays. In this article we will tell you when spring break will be in Slovakia in 2025, depending on the location of the school.

Except for holiday periods, schools in Slovakia are closed on public holidays. There are two types of official holidays in Slovakia: public holidays and rest days. Schools are closed on these dates to students and teachers. The only exception is October 28, the Day of the Creation of the Independent Czechoslovak State. This day is both a public holiday and a regular working day.

School holidays in Slovakia 2024-2025

Below are the school holidays 2024-2025 in the Slovak Republic. Please note that these are official dates. As a rule, they do not include weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). The actual length of school holidays may be longer.

For example: Autumn holidays for the 2024-2025 school year in Slovakia start on Wednesday and end on Thursday. But on Friday, schools are closed for All Saints’ Day (a public holiday). So children have five days off in a row, from Thursday to Sunday inclusive.

Here are the school holidays in Slovakia 2024-2025:

  • Summer holidays 2024 – from Monday, 1 July to Friday, 30 August 2024.
  • Autumn holidays 2024 – from Wednesday, October 30 to Thursday, October 31, 2024.
  • Christmas holidays 2024-2025 – from Monday, December 23, 2024 to Tuesday, January 7, 2025.

  • Spring holidays 2025 (Kosice region, Presov region) – from Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21, 2025.
  • Spring holidays 2025 (Bratislava Region, Nitra Region, Trnava Region) – from Monday, February 24 to Friday, February 28, 2025.
  • Spring holidays 2025 (Bansko Bystrica Region, Žilina Region, Trenčín Region) – from Monday, March 3 to Friday, March 7, 2025.

  • Easter holidays 2025 – from Thursday 17 April to Tuesday 22 April 2025.
  • Summer holidays 2025 – from Monday, June 30 to Thursday, August 28, 2025.

Holidays in the 2024-2025 academic year

In the Slovak Republic, children do not only have holidays during school holidays. Educational institutions are also closed on public holidays and official non-working days. Many of them fall on school holidays, Saturdays or Sundays. The number and status of holidays are regulated by the Act of the National Council of the Slovak Republic on public holidays, rest days and memorial days.

We publish a list of all holidays in the 2024-2025 school year. On these days, schools are closed to teachers and students:

  • September 1 (Sunday) 2024 – Constitution Day of the Slovak Republic..
  • September 15 (Sunday) 2024 – Our Lady of Sorrows..
  • November 1 (Friday) 2024 – All Saints’ Day.
  • November 17 (Sunday) 2024 – Day of the struggle for freedom and democracy..
  • December 24 (Tuesday) 2024 – Christmas.
  • December 25 (Wednesday) 2024 – First Christmas holidays..
  • December 26 (Thursday) 2024 – Second Christmas holiday..
  • January 1 (Wednesday) 2025 – Day of the Foundation of the Slovak Republic.
  • January 6 (Monday) 2025 – Epiphany (Three Kings).
  • April 18 (Friday) 2025 – Good Friday.
  • April 21 (Monday) 2025 – Easter Monday.
  • May 1 (Thursday) 2025 – Labor Day.
  • May 8 (Thursday) 2025 – Victory Day over fascism.

In this publication, All-Holidays.Info told about school holidays in Slovakia 2024-2025. We gave the exact dates of autumn, Christmas, spring, Easter and summer holidays 2024/25 in the Slovak Republic. We also listed public holidays and days off when schoolchildren and teachers are exempt from studying and working. We hope you found the information you were interested in. Don’t forget to share this publication with your friends!