Most of the shops are open 7 days a week between 09.00am to 22.00pm (some even longer). Very few shops may close on a Sunday during the season. General opening hours are between 9am and 10pm , some more traditional shops may close for siesta between the hours of 2pm and 5pm. Many shop keepers speak English and you will find that they are all friendly and very helpful. Food stores, bakeries and tavernas tend to have longer opening hours.