Holy Week has arrived and with it the desire to giveenjoy, disconnect and make many plans. Despite the fact that some privileged people have already been enjoying their days off since last Saturday, for many Spaniards it is not until Wednesday April 5 or Thursday April 6 that their vacation period officially begins.

The dates of Easter week are always chosen according to the lunar calendar, taking into account that the day of departure is always the first Sunday after the first full moon which takes place after the arrival of spring. And despite the fact that some days are marked in the 2023 work calendar as public holidays, the reality is that the autonomous communities have the last word.

That’s why he Maundy Thursday, which coincides with April 6, it will be a public holiday for all the communities, except for the Valencian Community and Catalonia, which have indicated in their respective calendars that it is a working day. Although on Good Friday, let this 2023 fall April 7 is considered a National Holiday. So that nothing takes you by surprise, we tell you here which supermarkets will be open to the public on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Take note!

Mercadona Hours at Easter

The Juan Roig supermarket chain will maintain its usual opening and closing hours (from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.) on Holy Thursday in the Valencian Community and Catalonia, since in these regions it is a working day, while in the rest of the communities will keep their facilities closed as it is a public holiday.

Regarding Good Friday, the Juan Roig chain will also close the lock, since it is a public holiday. Nevertheless, and to avoid any mishaps, we recommend that you check your local establishment search engine in case there may be exceptions.

Carrefour opening hours at Easter

In the case of Carrefour, the schedules are the most varied and everything will depend on the location of the establishment. In general, Thursday Saint Carrefour and all its franchises will open in the Valencian Community and Catalonia at the usual times, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Meanwhile, in the rest of the communities, they may remain closed or only open until noon (09:00 to 14:00). This last pattern can also repeat itself on Good Friday, opening until late in the morning. In any case, we also recommend that you consult your nearest establishment in its store finder and thus make sure that the journey you are going to make is worth it.

Lidl opening hours at Easter

The German supermarket chain also has very varied hours at Easter, since in some provincial capitals it has decided to keep its stores open on Thursday and Good Friday and, on the other hand, in others it does not did that on Thursday itself. Of course, in most cases opening and closing times may vary since open only until noon (09:00 to 15:00).

To avoid possible unnecessary trips, we recommend that you consult your nearest establishment in its store search engine and thus dispel all kinds of doubts.

Daily schedule at Easter

In general, Dia supermarkets will close on public holidays. Although everything will depend on each community. Although it is possible that some of their franchises, due to their location, will remain open.

Alcampo opening hours at Easter

The French supermarket chain usually opens from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., both on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Either way, to make sure it’s open or not, we recommend using your local search engine.

Opening hours of El Corte Inglés at Easter

In the case of El Corte Inglés, the times can also be the most varied, since depending on the location of the establishment, they lock or not. In general, and even if it is a regional or national holiday, it is possible that these department stores in some provincial capitals open their doors from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., while in other municipalities they decide to close tightly. .

Hours of horramas at Easter

In general, this supermarket chain closes its establishments during these holidays, although there may be some exceptions. Therefore, also check its store finder and therefore make sure that it is open.

Aldi opening hours at Easter

This German supermarket chain opens on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday in some municipalities with holiday hours, i.e. until mid-morning (9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.). Either way, we recommend checking your local store locator.

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