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Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

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Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

We traveled from Belgium through France to the Port of Dunkirk yesterday and all of the Supermarkets etc we normally visit were closed?

Does anyone know if it was a holiday yesterday or something was happening in the area I didn't see anything online about it before I booked?

Thanks

Piglet :-)

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1. Re: Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

< We traveled from Belgium through France to the Port of Dunkirk yesterday and all of the Supermarkets etc we normally visit were closed?

Does anyone know if it was a holiday yesterday or something was happening in the area I didn't see anything online about it before I booked? >

Just a normal Sunday in Belgium. On the whole, supermarkets are not open in Belgium on Sundays anyway.

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2. Re: Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

It wasn't Belgium it was France. Mainly Auchan at the Port which IS normally open on Sundays which is why I was asking. I am aware that Supermarkets and other shops are not open in Belgium.

Thanks anyway.

Piglet :-)

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3. Re: Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

That's weird! I've just checked their site and they say they are only open Monday to Saturday but I know in the past I have definitely been on a Sunday as that is the day we usually come back! They must have changed it since our last trip.

Oh well, you live and learn! Will shop in Belgium on the Saturday next time!

Piglet :-)

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4. Re: Was it a Public Holiday yesterday

Maybe you have been on a pre-Christmas shopping trip in the past, Piglet?

Some of the major Calais supermarkets tend to open on Sundays in December, for the British cross-Channel trade.

Angela

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