Opening Hours of Greek Shops for 2019 Holiday Season Announced

Like previous years, stores will stay open longer and open on Sundays in the weeks leading up to New Years', giving shoppers more chances to browse for the perfect gifts.

The Athens Traders Association announced on Thursday that stores will remain open until 21.00 on weekdays and until 16.00 on Saturdays as of December 12, and then until 18.00 as of December 16, when Christmas opening hours will apply.

It added that retailers will also operate on the three last Sundays of the year from 11.00-16.00 on the 15th, and from 11.00-18.00 on the 22nd and 29th of December.

On Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years’ Day, stores will remain closed.

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