Extended opening hours for retail stores ahead of the Easter holiday season will start on Thursday, while shops will also be permitted to open on Sunday, AMNA reported.
For shops in Attica, the Athens Chamber of Commerce has proposed that shop opening hours on this Thursday and Friday, as well as Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday and Holy Thursday should be from 9:00 until 20:30.
On Good Friday, shops will open between 13:00 in the afternoon and 19:00 in the evening, and on Holy Saturday from 9:00 in the morning until 15:00 in the afternoon.
On Sunday, April 25, it has been proposed that shops open between 11:00 and 18:00, while for Saturday, April 24, from 9:00 until 18:00.
The stores will be closed on Easter Sunday, May 2, on Easter Monday, May 3, and on Tuesday, May 4.