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Opening times

Most companies open from 8h or 9h to 18h.
Administrative offices generally close at 17h, except for post offices, sometimes open until 18h30.

Boutiques and shops are open continuously from 9h to 18h30 / 19h with late closings, "les nocturnes", on certain days in department stores.

Shops are traditionally closed on Sunday and Monday, but many open on Monday.

Banks are generally open from 9h to 16h30 and closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Museums usually open between 9h and 10h until 17h or 18h and close on Monday or Tuesday.

Monuments have about the same opening times as museums, although these times can vary depending on the season.