Opening Hours

Most businesses, sights and museums close over lunch between noon and 2pm. In rural Provence, many places open only from Pâques (Easter) to Toussaint (1 November). Standard hours are as follows:

Banks 9am–noon and 2pm–5pm Monday to Friday

Cafes 8am–11pm Monday to Saturday

Post offices 8.30am–5pm Monday to Friday, 8am–noon Saturday

Restaurants Lunch noon–2.30pm, dinner 7pm–11pm

Shops 10am–noon and 2pm–6.30pm Monday or Tuesday to Saturday

Supermarkets 8.30am–7pm Monday to Saturday, 8.30am–12.30pm Sunday