Supermarket opening hours in August

The month of August is synonymous with holidays in Spain. Millions of Spaniards take a break, either in their usual places of residence, near the beach or in other less common places to relax.

The fact is that on these dates free will prevails, in addition to the heat in the middle of the day, so daily routines, as well as errands, are parked during these (brief) weeks.

To provide better service to their customers, supermarkets are changing their hours so that there are more options to make the purchase. To a large extent, it is about extending the hours a little more than normal, in addition to opening the shops on weekends, which is an important help in accessing all the food products.

The main food chains face these weeks of August in this way.


As already published by Food Retail & Service, the leading food brand in Spain adapt your hours and openings to these datesyes From June 27, opening hours are extended until 10 p.m. From the company, they report that this is standard company policy, although not all stores adopt it.

Specifically, these times are provided for coastal locations and tourist spots. The same applies to the opening of stores on Sundays and public holidays, since they will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, you can consult the specific hours of each store.


The stores of the company of French origin adapt certain opening hours depending on the location. In general, customer service opening hours are extended by one hour, from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., although it depends on the specific store. On the other hand, it must be taken into account that some stores are open 24 hours a day, as well as stores located at Cepsa gas stations. For more information, the the Web provides all the details.


Lidl supermarkets will also offer alternatives to their customers. During the summer, the stores will remain open until 10:00 p.m., one hour longer than usual. As for Sundays and public holidays, Lidl will open until 3:00 p.m. All of these times are area dependent, so make sure you can check each store in its page.


The same goes for the German deconfinement. Summer time is extended until 22:00. It is also open on Sundays and public holidays. You can consult the schedule of each store on the page the Webwhich are usually as long as business days.


The rest of the year, the hours remain from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., so there will be no change for the month of August. However, there is stores in which the opening is somewhat reduceduntil 9 p.m.


Dia supermarkets are open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., although they are also open on Sundays until 2:30 p.m. Anyway, that depends on the area.

The Corte Ingles

Hipercor supermarkets are open Monday to Sunday, as well as they usually do. The schedule will be from 9 or 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

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