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Easter
Réunion

Easter 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Réunion

Easter is regarded as the most important holy day by Christians, and in Réunion it is celebrated with a holiday on Easter Monday.

YearDateDayHoliday
20215 AprMonEaster Monday
202218 AprMonEaster Monday
202310 AprMonEaster Monday
20241 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

The date of the holiday changes each year based on the centuries-old calculations that determine the Christian Ecclesiastical Calendar, such that the date of Easter Sunday can be anytime between 22 March and 25 April.

Réunion, as an overseas department of France, celebrates mostly the same holidays as does mainland France, including Easter Monday. Also, the majority of the population is Christian and would want to observe Easter anyway.

Réunion is a major destination for tourists, including during Easter Week, and the locals are quick to be festive this time of year too. Easter egg painting and egg hunts, midnight masses, large family feasts, and plenty of boisterous parties mark the season.

Many take the opportunity around Eastertime to hike up to the rim of the island’s active volcano, Piton de la Fournaise. Others go mountain biking, visit the beach, go whale or dolphin watching, or see the abundant and diverse sea life at the Réunion Aquarium.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202013 AprMonEaster Monday
201922 AprMonEaster Monday
20182 AprMonEaster Monday
201717 AprMonEaster Monday