Public Holidays

Monaco has 13 public holidays in a year.

1 Jan/ New Year's Day
27 Jan/ Saint-Devote's Day
March or April/ *Easter and *Easter Monday
1 May/ Labour Day
May/ *Ascension Day
May/ *Whit Monday
June/ *Corps Christ
15 August/ Assumption
1 November/ All Saints' Day
19 November/ Monaco National Day
8 December/ Immaculate Conception
25 December/ Christmas Day

(*)Dates subject to change

Public Hours

In Monaco, banks are typically open from 9:00 to 16:30-17:00, Monday to Friday. Certain banks close from 13:00 to 15:00, and some are open Saturday mornings. Banks in small towns are usually open from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 16:00, Tuesday to Saturday.
Post offices are usually open from 8:00 or 8:30 to 17:00 or 18:00 in the cities on weekdays, and Saturdays from 8:00 until noon or so.

The usual opening hours for shops are 9:00 or 10:00 to 19:00, Tuesday through Saturday. Outside of Monaco, most businesses close between 13:00 to 15:00, although it is becoming more common for shops and supermarkets in larger towns and cities to stay open during this time. Most shops are closed on Sunday, although outdoor markets are typically in full swing, and some supermarkets are open in the morning. Most museums are closed on either Monday or Tuesday, and many museums close for lunch and hours change with the seasons. The majority are closed on national and religious holidays.