Holiday opening hours for shops in Athens to start on December 15

Shops and department stores in Athens will switch into holiday gear on December 15 with extended opening hours from 09:00 to 21:00 while they will also open two Sundays, on Dec. 11 and 18, ahead of Christmas weekend, the Athens Trade Association said on Tuesday.

The suggested opening hours are the following:

Dec. 11: 11.00 – 18.00
Dec. 15: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 16: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 17: 09.00 – 18.00
Dec. 18: 11.00 – 18.00
Dec. 19: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 20: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 21: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 22: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 23: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 24: 09.00 – 18.00
Dec. 25: Christmas, Closed
Dec. 26: Boxing Day, Closed
Dec. 27: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 28: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 29: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 30: 09.00 – 21.00
Dec. 31: 09.00 – 17.00
Jan. 1: New Year’s Day, Closed
Jan. 2: Closed