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Business Practices in Slovenia

Opening hours and bank holidays

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Opening Hours and Days
Bank branches have very varied working hours, but the majority close for the lunch break. They are mostly open Monday to Friday, from around 8 AM to around noon and from around 2 PM to around 5 PM.

Public administration facilities are open Monday to Friday from 8 AM to noon and from 1 PM to 3 PM. On the other hand, private and international offices are open from 8 AM to 4 PM and, especially in bigger cities, from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Most shops are open Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 7 or 8 PM (sometimes even 9 PM) and on Saturdays from 8 AM to noon. Some large hypermarkets in major cities are open Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 9 PM and on Sundays from 9 AM to 3 PM.


Public Holidays

New Year 1st and 2nd January
Slovene Cultural Day 8th February
Easter (Sunday and Monday) Movable feast
Day of Uprising against (WW-II) Occupation 27th April
International Labour Day 1st and 2nd May
Statehood Day 25th June
Assumption Day 15th August
Reformation Day 31st October
All Saints Day 1st November
Christmas 25th December
Independence and Unity Day 26th December

Periods When Companies Usually Close

New Year 1 week between Christmas and New Year
1st May 1 week from 27th April to 2nd May

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