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Easter holidays will be postponed again in 2023 - why are we actually celebrating the festival?


Easter and most of the Easter school holidays will be postponed to April this year. Easter 2023 will take place on these days - and then the holidays will be.

Easter and most of the Easter school holidays will be postponed to April this year.

Easter 2023 will take place on these days - and then the holidays will be.

Bremen – In 2023, the great search for Easter eggs will not take place in March, but in April.

Every year the Easter holidays are postponed to a different date and so are the school holidays.

You can see when the Easter holidays and vacation will take place this year in our overview.

Why is Easter actually celebrated?

Easter is one of the most important holidays in Christianity.

First of all, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper with Jesus Christ and his twelve disciples.

The crucifixion took place on Good Friday.

According to Bibel.TV,

it is

a “quiet day”, so there is a nationwide ban on dancing.


The anticipation of Easter is great, especially among children.

But when is Easter 2023?

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But on Easter Sunday and Monday you can celebrate again.

Traditionally, the resurrection of Jesus Christ is commemorated here.

What date is Easter 2023?

In contrast to Christmas, Easter does not always take place on the same date.

It is calculated using the first full moon of spring instead.

In 2023, Easter falls on the following days:

  • April 6

    Maundy Thursday

  • 07 April

    Good Friday

  • 09 April

    Easter Sunday

  • April 10

    Easter Monday

It is still unclear whether this year it will be possible to look for eggs in the garden without any worries.

A winter comeback and snow in April and thus also at Easter 2023 are currently expected.

A lot of sun and spring-like temperatures are expected in some European countries.

The following travel destinations are recommended for a few warm Easter days 2023 on the beach.

When are the Easter holidays 2023?

Then students in the respective federal state have free time

Many families like to travel by car over the Easter holidays.

In order to avoid unnecessary traffic jams, a look at the list of Easter holidays 2023 students can be quite helpful.

  • Baden-Württemberg

    : April 06 plus April 11 to 15, 2023

  • Bavaria

    : April 03 to 15, 2023

  • Berlin

    : April 03 to 14, 2023

  • Brandenburg

    : April 3rd to 14th

  • Bremen

    : March 27 to April 11, 2023

  • Hamburg

    : March 06 to 17, 2023

  • Hesse

    : April 03 to 22, 2023

  • Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

    : April 03 to 12, 2023

  • Lower Saxony

    : March 27 to April 11, 2023

  • North Rhine-Westphalia

    : April 03 to 15, 2023

  • Rhineland-Palatinate

    : April 03 to 06, 2023

  • Saarland

    : April 03 to 12, 2023

  • Saxony

    : April 07-15, 2023

  • Saxony-Anhalt

    : April 03 to 08, 2023

  • Schleswig-Holstein

    : April 06 to 22, 2023

  • Thuringia

    : April 3rd to 15th, 2023 (source:; homepage of the Conference of Ministers of Education)

The ADAC also warns of long traffic jams at Easter 2023, especially on certain motorways.

However, if an alternative route is planned for the trip during the Easter holidays, nothing should stand in the way of a carefree holiday with the family and the car.




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Source: merkur

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