He May Bridge It’s here, the last holidays before the arrival of summer. And, as often happens, one of the most common questions among Spanish households is whether the summers will affect their daily tasks, like shopping. So they want to know supermarket opening hours.

We must not forget that this May bridge does not completely touch the whole country. May 1st, yes, since it is the Labor Day. But May 2 is only party in the Community of Madridtherefore only this region will consider it a public holiday.

Supermarket opening hours on May 1 and 2, 2023

These are the approximate hours of the main supermarkets on Labor Day holidays and Community of Madrid holidays, i.e. May bridge:


The usual hours of this Valencian chain are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. between Monday and Saturday, so on Sundays and public holidays it is normally closed to the public. Therefore, this May Bridge will not open either. However, customers are encouraged to check their store locator.


The French supermarket chain Carrefour is different. Its usual opening hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. generally from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays and public holidays they open with particular schedules which it is better to check on their official website.

But in generic terms, on May 1, Labor Day, many Carrefour stores will be closed, although some will open on May 2. To avoid any doubt, it is best to go to the search engine of your store.


The establishments belonging to the Dia brand have normal hours from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., but the intervals may be subject to change in the event of public holidays, such as the May weekend. For this reason, from the chain, they advise to resort to the hours of the nearest store or a specific store. You can also check out Clarel and La Plaza stores.


Sundays are for resting, whether you are a customer or a store. So to make sure your nearest Lidl store is open on May 1 and 2, the best thing to do is check your store locator. Its regular hours are generally from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., although this depends on each area and establishment.


From Monday to Sunday, the Hipercor chains open their doors for their most loyal customers from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., but the times may vary according to public holidays and they either acquire special hours or are closed. To be sure, it is best to consult your locator.


Normally, Alcampo’s opening hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., but there are shops that are also open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This is a schedule that is generally not changed on Sundays or holidays. As it is a long weekend, it is best to go to your search engine.

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