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Adding German public holidays in Outlook for Mac – quick and easy

Would you like to integrate German public holidays into your Outlook calendar on the Mac? At Olbricht IT, we show you how to do this quickly and easily.

Step-by-step instructions for Outlook on the Mac

Follow our simple instructions to add the German public holidays to your Outlook calendar. This helpful function is not only useful for planning your work tasks, but also ideal for simplifying your vacation planning.

Create a new calendar

Create a new calendar in “Outlook on the web” so that there is no confusion in your existing calendar.

Use this link: https://outlook.office.com/calendar/addcalendar

Download the public holidays as a calendar file (ics)

There are several sources online that provide public vacations and vacation days for each federal state.
As an example, here are the calendar files from feiertage-deutschland.de

Holidays in Germany for download as ics file


School vacations as ics download per federal state


Please note that the availability and accuracy of the holidays depend on the source you use to export the calendars. It is always a good idea to check the data after import to make sure it is correct.

Import ics file in Outlook for Mac

Switch to the calendar page in Outlook and import the ics file as follows:
1. + Add calendar
2. import ICS

How to import an ics file into Outlook for Mac

3. select the ICS file and the newly created calendar and confirm with “Import”

Confirm import process ics file in Outlook for Mac



Why German public holidays in Outlook are important

Adding public holidays to your calendar helps you to plan your work appointments better and avoid overlaps with public holidays. Especially if you work with customers or colleagues in Germany, it is important to keep an eye on German public holidays.


Outlook for the Mac – Optimized for your needs

Outlook for Mac offers a range of customization options to make your day-to-day work more efficient. In addition to adding public holidays, you can also use many other functions to increase your productivity and customize your calendar.


We are here for you – Olbricht IT Support

Do you have any questions or need help setting up your Outlook calendar on your Mac? The Olbricht IT team is there to help and advise you. Contact us for personal support or more tips on how to get the most out of Outlook.

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