Mantelsonndeg, exceptional opening of shops on Sunday

In Luxembourg, Mantelsonndeg, also known as “Coat Sunday”, is a real commercial tradition that has been going on for years. Traditionally, shops were closed on Sundays except for the last Sunday in October before All Saints’ Day, the famous “Mantelsonndeg”. This year’s Mantelsonndeg will take place on Sunday, October 24, 2021.

Fans of shopping, take advantage of this opportunity to buy a coat for the winter or equip your children for the coming winter.

Mantelsonndeg: exceptional opening of shops on Sunday before All Saints’ Day

For years in Luxembourg, and it has become a tradition, the Mantelsonndeg has seen shops open exceptionally on Sundays from 2pm to 6pm.

Traditionally shops are closed on Sundays in Luxembourg, except for some supermarkets which are open on Sunday mornings. When you arrive in the country, it can be surprising at first. So don’t let yourself be thrown off balance, check out our article on Sunday store openings in Luxembourg.

After a year of 2020 disrupted by the Covid crisis, many shops and malls will open their doors to you again this Mantelsonndeg. You can take advantage of this day to do your winter shopping. You can go window-shopping and visit the luxurious shops of the old town of Luxembourg, especially those on Rue Philippe II. If your budget is less important, discover the more popular shops in the Gare district, with its many international brands.

Buses and free parking to get around easily

Enjoy this shopping day more calmly, without the stress of traffic jams with free bus and train transport in Luxembourg. For the occasion, some car parks are also free.

The little extra? Many retailers offer special promotions for the event to entice their customers!

So don’t miss the Mantelsonndeg, the perfect opportunity to do some Sunday shopping in a quieter atmosphere than on Saturdays. You can take advantage of the still mild temperatures of October to dress the whole family for the colder temperatures of winter!

It should be noted that this tradition of Mantelsonndeg has given the idea to shopkeepers to open more often on Sundays. Keep an eye out for sales or seasonal changes and take the opportunity to shop with your family!

Do you know the public holidays in Luxembourg? Be careful, these days the shops are completely closed.

Very useful when the shops in Luxembourg are closed: shopping in the neighbouring countries Belgium, Germany or France.

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