Shops extend hours for Christmas

Stores in Athens will be extending their opening hours ahead of the Christmas holidays as of Thursday.

Stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays until December 30 with retailers closing at 6 p.m. on Saturday December 17, 24 and 31,

On Sunday, December 18, shops will be serving shoppers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Shops will close on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, on New Year?s Day and on January 2.

Regular hours will resume on January 3