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2021 Public
Turkey Holidays

 Which Day Does 2021 Public Holidays Coincide With?


Turkey Holidays especially public holidays are very colorful, fun and meaningful days. Turkey holidays are very significant both for participating in festivities and commemoration days and for taking benefit of holiday opportunities. Religious, national holidays and New Year's are famous as official holidays.


Turkey Holidays Also, especially holiday periods, which will be held for the second time this year for students and their families, offers a wonderful chance to explore new routes.


If you want to plan winter and summer Turkey holidays with public holidays period, you can combine long-term holidays by evaluating the additional holiday periods mentioned above.




Turkey holidays and public holidays are a bit more in 2021 comparing to the last year. You can extend your holidays by taking additional off for public holidays and discover both domestic and international holiday routes.

In 2021, you can plan a great holiday by assessing the Feast of Sacrifice and the 15th of July Turkey holidays and by taking extra off. Which will be very long holidays with 11 days.




2021 Public Turkey Holidays


•           January 1, New Year's Day - Friday

The first Turkey Holiday starts with the New Year. It coincides with Friday, January 1. That is why this year there is going to be a 3-day holiday with weekend combinations.


•           April 23, National Sovereignty and Children's Day Friday

After the New Year, the first holiday is on April 23rd. It coincides with Friday, a 3-day holiday is possible with the weekend.




•           May 1, Labor and Solidarity Day - Saturday

Labor Day is on May 1 2021 Coincides with Saturday.


•           Ramadan Feast 2021 Wednesday, May 12 Eve Day | Turkey Holidays

It is feasible to extend the Ramadan Turkey holidays to 9 days by taking 2.5 days off beforehand. This year the Ramadan holiday starts with the eve day on Wednesday 12th of May. You will be able to have a 9-day holiday by taking 2.5 days off beforehand. By this holiday you can welcome summer early and plan a magnificent holiday time for Antalya, Marmaris, Fethiye and Bodrum. It can even be also planned with the May 19 holiday which will be in the coming week. So, a holiday of 14 days can be planned with 4.5 days off or 16 days off with 6.5 days.


•           Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 19 May - Wednesday




 This year May will be a month with lots of holidays. Thanks to the Ramadan Feast holiday and the May 19 holiday (Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day), it is feasible to pass half of May on a holiday. You can also plan on a 5-day Turkey Holiday.


•           15 July Democracy and National Unity Day – Coincides to Thursday

In 2021 Turkey Holidays, as of May, July will have lots of holidays. Employees will start their holiday on July 15th coincide to Thursday. You can take a one-day off beforehand on Friday and connect the Eid al-Adha holiday right after.


•           Festival of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) 19 July Monday Eve



The holiday Festival of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) starts with the Eve day on Monday, July 19. It is feasible to take a 9-day holiday with half a day off. Obviously, just before the 15th of July, there is Democracy Day and 11 days of the holiday can be made by taking off a total of 1.5 days off beforehand. There will be great interest in flight tickets in July.


•           Republic Day 29 October 2021 Friday (Turkey Holidays)

You can take a 4-day holiday on the last public Turkey in 2021. The Turkey Republic Day of October 29 coincides with Friday. You may plan to take a half-day off Thursday, October 28, and compound it with the weekend and have a wonderful holiday.