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Feb 21, 2010 11:47 AM

Restaurants during Easter week

I've got a 2 week break and I plan on travelling to Spain and Italy. But it so happens that the break is during Easter and I hear both Italy and Spain are very Catholic and I assume close many stores.

Are the majority of restaurants in Milan, Rome, and Naples closed then?


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  1. ballmouse, you will find plenty of restaurants open for a big Easter Sunday lunch in all three cities. reservations are essential. I imagine that most restaurants will be closed for Easter dinner. remember that monday is a holiday in italy and it is celebrated by going out for a big lunch (do you sense a theme emerging?) so you will have to book a place for Easter Monday (called Pasquetta), too.

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    1. re: katieparla

      Along the same lines - will restaurants be closed or have limited hours on Palm Sunday?