Shops follow a variable timetable depending on the season and their location.

During the summer season, most tourist areas develop the Tourist Timetable which allows shops to be open longer hours and in some cases during Saturday and Sunday.

Opening HoursNov-MarApr-Oct
7am / 9am to17:30Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri20:30

From June to August there is an optional break between 15.00 – 17.00 where shops remain close.


Opening Hours:  Mon – Fri. 08.30 – 13.30

October 1st  to April 1st  : Monday afternoon 14.30 – 17.30

Public Holidays

January 1st - New Year's Day
January 6th - Epiphany Day
March 25th - Greek National Day
April 1st - National Anniversary Day
May 1st - Labour Day
August 15th - Assumption of the Virgin Mary
October 1st - Cyprus Independence Day
October 28th - Greek National Anniversary Day
December 24th - Christmas Eve
December 25th - Christmas Day
December 26th - Boxing Day

Variable - Green Monday (50 Days before Greek Orthodox Easter)

Variable - Good Friday (Greek Orthodox Church)

Variable - Easter Monday (Greek Orthodox Church)

Variable - Pentecost - Kataklysmos (Festival of the Flood)