Offices (public services, banks, insurance companies, etc.) are open from Monday to Friday and shops from Monday to Saturday. It is not unusual for small shops and boutiques to close on Mondays.
As well as Sundays, public holidays in the Lake Geneva Region are as follows:
|1st January||New Year's Day|
|2nd January||St Basil (2nd New Year's Day)|
|varies (Friday before Easter)||Good Friday|
|varies (Monday after Easter)||Easter Monday|
|varies (Thursday 40 days after Easter)||Ascension Day|
|varies (Monday 10 days after Ascension Day)||Whit Monday|
|1st August||National Holiday|
|varies (3rd Monay in September)||Federal Fast Day|
|25 December||Christmas Day|
|26 December||Boxing Day (2nd Christmas Day)|
Major stores and specialist shops are open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. or 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. or 6.45 p.m., and on Saturdays until 5 p.m. Shops are closed on Sundays, except for some baker's and grocer's.
Most banks are open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Have a look on the page Banks, currency and cost of living
In theory, restaurants are open until midnight, but in practice meals are served from 11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 6.30 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. It is not unusual for restaurants to close one day a week.
Morges train station opening hours : Morges train station