The mid-season spring sales begin in Greece on May 1 and end on May 15, with shops allowed to stay open for one Sunday during that time, during the recommended opening times of 11:00-20:00. The precise dates may vary according to region, as per a list given below, while some areas may choose to hold interim sales in different months.
During the sales, shops are allowed to display the new price and the old price, as well as to advertise and display the percentage discount given on items.
In most areas, including Attica and Achaia, mid-season spring sales will be held on May 1-15 and shops have the option to stay open on Sunday, May 7.
In other areas, the date of the mid-season spring sales differs as follows:
May 1-15 with optional operation on Sunday, May 14
– Paionia Municipality in Kilkis
May 1-13 and May 26-28 with optional operation on Sunday, May 7
May 1-10 with optional operation on Sunday, May 7
– Thessaloniki Metropolitan Area
May 2-11 with optional opening on Sunday, May 7
September 1-15 and September 18 – October 2
March 4-18 and September 1-15
March 17-31 and September 1-15
March 14-28 and September 1-15
March 1-15 and September 1-15
– Iraklio, Crete non-tourist regions
April 18-28 and October 11-31
– Iraklio tourist areas