Frequent question: What days are things closed in Barcelona?

Is everything closed in Spain on Sunday?

Sunday is Closing Time – For most shops and even the supermarkets, except the aforementioned hypermarkets, Sunday is still a day of rest so they’ll be closed. That is why, if you need groceries, toiletries or any other necessary item, make sure you buy it on Saturday or you may have to do without on the sabbath.

What time do shops shut in Barcelona?

The opening hours for most shops in Barcelona is from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 1:30 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm. The larger shopping brands like Zara, Mango and H&M open at 10 am and remain open until 10 pm. And some smaller stores close on Saturday afternoons.

What days are bakeries open in Spain?

Opening hours of shops in Spain

The classic Spanish shops are open from Monday to Friday at least from 9:30 to 13:30 and from 17 to 20. Many open in the morning already at 9 o’clock (bakeries also earlier) and close only at 14 o’clock.

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Are shops open in Barcelona on public holidays?

Shops are closed on holidays. Museums and other attractions are usually open (except see above). If the public holiday is on the closing day of the museum or another attraction, it is then generally open.

What time do Spaniards go to bed?

As a result, Spaniards who would eat at 1pm or 1.30pm continued to eat at their usual time (now 2pm or 2.30pm), continued to have dinner at 8pm (now 9pm) and continued to go to bed at 11pm (now midnight).

Is everything closed on Sunday in Barcelona?

Most Barcelona shops are closed on Sundays except some Sundays in July and August and some special shopping Sundays around Christmas. … On Sundays only souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and tourist attractions are open in Barcelona, except for July and August when some big shops and mall open on some Sundays.

Is Barcelona Open on Sunday?

A: The majority of shops in Barcelona are closed on Sundays, this includes the shops on Passeig de Gràcia. You will find the odd corner shop open selling general grocery items however most of the other shops are closed. … The shops open on Sundays at the Maremagnum centre.

Is Las Ramblas open on Sunday?

Opening hours : Monday to Thursday and Sunday until 0am. Friday until 2am. Saturday the whole day.

What time is the siesta in Barcelona?

Another factor that contributed to the tradition of the siesta was heat. The period from 1pm to 3pm is the hottest of the day and before air-conditioning, it made sense to get through this hot time by eating, relaxing and having a little nap. Then one could stay up a little later and enjoy the coolness of summer night.

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What time do the shops open in Spain?

The opening hours for most shops throughout the country are from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Saturday. From 2 p.m. to 5p. m. shops are closed for the famous Spanish “siesta”.

What do you do before touching merchandise in Spain?

Touch the merchandise

At a food market, your best bet is to walk up and greet the seller, then politely request the thing you want. Yes, pointing at the product and adding “please” in the local language will work in a pinch. Then the seller will select the best fruit (or meat, or fish) for you.