Shopping in Athens is quite an experience! The streets of Athens are full of surprises with shops popping up in places you would never imagine. Besides the souvenir shops, you will find an array of luxury department stores filled with brand name items and chic designer boutiques mixed with quaint little nick-knack shops and open-air flea markets. The Acropolis Museum, Plaka, Monastiraki, Ermou or Attica? Your Insider’s Guide to All the Best in Athens will provide you with all you need to know for the best shopping in Athens experience!
Do the Best Shopping in Athens in the Acropolis Museum Shops
There are two shops in the Acropolis Museum, the best museum in Athens. The first, found on the ground floor, holds a wide collection of stationery, postcards, and writing materials. The second, found on the second floor right next to the Museum Restaurant, holds books on the Acropolis. So, if you are looking for a few souvenirs to take home with you when on a Private Athens Tour - New Acropolis Museum, Acropolis Site & Plaka, take the opportunity to do the best shopping in Athens in the Acropolis Museum Shops!
Do the Best Shopping in Athens in Plaka
Once famous for its ancient art and culture, Greece is now also known for its well-established art scene. Whether you are an artist or just an art lover, you will definitely appreciate all the ancient copies and modern works of art that you will discover in the Plaka district on an Athens at a Glimpse - Acropolis Site & Plaka tour. Here you will also find exquisite one-of-a-kind jewelry to suit all tastes and budgets. Speciality shops offer great gift ideas, such as handcrafted kombolois (or worry beads), local Greek products, statuette figures based on Greek mythology, printed T-shirts and, generally, all the top Greek souvenirs!
Do the Best Shopping in Athens in Monastiraki
If vintage is your thing, then the place for you to do the best shopping in Athens is in Monastiraki. The area of Monastiraki is an absolute Athens must visit when on an Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour - The Highlights of Athens. Accessible only to pedestrians and paved with cobblestone, Monastiraki is the best open-air flea market in Athens. Offering authentic vintage furniture and various decorative items, bohemian-style clothing and other old collectibles, it is the ideal shopping destination for you. If you are looking for Greek sandals, then this is just the place to find your made-to-measure pair. And don’t forget to bargain!
Do the Best Shopping in Athens on Ermou Street
Ermou Street, running from Syntagma Square down to Monastiraki, is the most famous pedestrian shopping area in Athens. It is popular with both locals and tourists as it offers everything you are looking for on your Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour - The Ultimate Athens Experience! You can find the big international chain stores such as H&M, Marks & Spencer, Berksha and Zara. The Fokas departmental store, housed in a beautiful neo-classical building, is also located on Ermou Street. And for all the shoe lovers out there, you will definitely find the best shopping in Athens on Ermou Street. Pay a visit to the Hondos Center for all your beauty products and the upscale chain of Swarovski to explore its high-quality crystals.
Do the Best Shopping in Athens in Attica Department Store
Attica Department Store is the biggest department store in Greece. Attica is conveniently located on Panepistimiou Street, next to Syntagma Square. So, you can do the best shopping in Athens in Attica Department Store after you have watched the Changing of the Presidential Guards in front of the Athens Parliament building on your Premium Skip-The-Line Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour. With departments for men and women, sports items and accessories, Attica Department Store is your ultimate shop in a shop in Downtown Athens. It offers a selection of brands such as Converse, Diesel, Armani Jeans, Dolce & Gabbana, Levi's, Scotch & Soda and UGG.
Athens is a haven for all shopping lovers. To find that certain something from Greece to take home for yourself or your loved ones, check out more great shopping on Your Insider’s Guide to All the Best in Athens Athens tours for the best shopping in Athens!
- Premium Skip-The-Lines Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour (5h)
- Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour - The Highlights of Athens (4-5h)
- Athens - Piraeus Joined Tour - The Ultimate Athens Experience (7h)
- Athens at a Glimpse - Acropolis Site & Plaka (4-5h)
- Private Athens Tour - New Acropolis Museum, Acropolis Site & Plaka (6-7h)