The Athens Chamber of Commerce has announced the expected holiday opening hours for commercial shops in Athens during the Easter period.
According to the official announcement, the holiday period will be from April 14, 2022. Thus, shops will be open on Sunday, 17 April 2022, and on Sunday and Easter Monday, as usual, they will remain closed.
Athens commercial shops opening hours are as follows:
Easter in Greece is a public holiday (according to the current constitution, Orthodoxy is the state religion, and the church is not separated from the state), which is traditionally celebrated with grandeur. In Greece, as throughout the Orthodox world, Easter is a feast of feasts that announces the victory of life over death and the sacrament of eternal life. It is celebrated nationwide and nationwide, it is a favorite religious and family holiday, because more than 90% of the country’s population are Orthodox Christians.