Planning your travel days well throughout the year will affect your holiday in all aspects. Therefore, it is important to know the public holidays throughout the year and to meet the period you will go on holiday with these holidays. Do not forget that you can combine a weekend with a holiday and have a longer and more quality holiday.
2022 Official Year Calendar
New Year's Day / 1 January, Saturday – 2 January, Sunday
The first day of 2022 falls on Saturday this year. Since it coincides with the weekend, the New Year's holiday can be held for 2 days.
National Sovereignty and Children's Day / 23 April, Saturday – 24 April, Sunday
When spring comes and the weather gets better, one of the official holidays we look forward to is April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day. This year, it is limited to 2 days as it falls on a Saturday. You can take extra leave to have a long-term vacation. In the spring when nature awakens again, it is the perfect time to take a little getaway for a weekend where you will enjoy the natural beauties close to the city you live in.
Labor and Solidarity Day / 1 May, Sunday
Labor and Solidarity Day falls on a Sunday this year. Since it coincides with the official holiday, Sunday, there is no extra holiday advantage. The good part is that since it also coincides with the day of Arafah, there is a chance to combine it with the Ramadan Feast.
Ramadan Feast / 2 May, Monday – 4 May, Wednesday
The 2022 Ramadan Feast is coming together with May 1 Labor and Solidarity Day this year. The holiday, combined with the weekend, offers the opportunity to plan a 5-day holiday. It is also possible for you to have the opportunity to take a 9-day vacation by taking an additional 2 days off. Do not forget to arrange your holiday reservations in advance to avoid the crowd. Have a nice holiday already.
Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day / 19 May, Thursday
This important holiday, when Atatürk set foot in Samsun and lit the fire of the national struggle, coincides with Thursday this year. On May 19, which was declared a 1-day public holiday, you can have a 4-day spring holiday by using annual leave for Friday. In May, the Mediterranean coasts and the South Aegean coasts will be waiting for you with their warm weather. Those who say it is early for a sea holiday; can create a travel plan for regions with high historical and touristic value such as Cappadocia, Safranbolu, Mudanya or Eskişehir before the summer heat sets in.
Eid al-Adha / 9 July, Saturday – 12 July, Tuesday
Eid-al-Adha falls in the middle of summer this year. You can connect the Eid al-Adha holiday to July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day. After the Eid al-Adha holiday, you have the opportunity to take a 9-day holiday by taking 2 more days off. Do not forget to arrange your holiday reservations in advance to avoid the crowd. Have a nice holiday already.
Democracy and National Unity Day / 15 July, Friday – 17 July, Sunday
15 July Democracy and National Unity Day, also called Democracy Day, falls on Friday in 2022. Since it is combined with the weekend holiday, a 3-day holiday occurs. If you wish, you can have a long-term holiday by taking 2 additional days off this year and combining it with the Eid-al-Adha holiday.
Victory Day / 30 August, Tuesday
August 30 Victory Day, which we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the August 30 victory, coincides with Tuesday in 2022. Those who can take additional leave on Monday before 30 August, which is a one-day public holiday, will be able to take a 4-day holiday with the weekend.
Republic Day / 29 October, Saturday
29 October Republic Day is declared a one-day holiday, and its eve is 28 October every year, a half-day public holiday. If you have the opportunity, you can take a half-day off on Friday, combine it with the weekend and have a chance to rest for 3 days. It is the perfect time for a peaceful nature holiday where you can see the magnificent colors of autumn.