Musical instruments, Greek folk art items, hand-woven textiles and clothes, leather items, furs, handmade sandals and antiques are to be found in Monastiraki and the wider historical centre of Athens, while Kolonaki is known for the stunning creations – true works of art – by Greek fashion and jewellery designers.
Right after the advent of the New Year, the winter sales period arrives, tempting even more the buying public throughout Attica, with prices and a variety of products that astonish. From Monday 13 January 2020 until Saturday 29 February 2020, shopkeepers welcome all residents and visitors in Athens, the suburbs and the nearby islands of Attica with reduced prices, for endless bargain shopping.
Prepare for unforgettable strolls around Attica’s markets, and shopping that will satisfy all preferences and personal tastes. Because in Attica you will find literally everything! From brand shopping in impressive shopping malls and world famous chain stores to local products of exceptional quality and ideas for imaginative handmade creations of supreme aesthetics, made with love and passion by Attica's artists.
Search for unique presents for you and your loved ones, as well as souvenirs of high aesthetics in beautiful Plaka. Here you will find little shops with excellent quality, original and imaginative items that escape the classic notion of souvenirs. Handmade utility items, jewellery and accessories designed with creativity and made with natural material, by young designers and inspired artists.
Musical instruments, Greek folk art items, hand-woven textiles and clothes, leather items, furs, handmade sandals and antiques are to be found in Monastiraki and the wider historical centre of Athens, while Kolonaki is known for the stunning creations – true works of art – by Greek fashion and jewellery designers. Along the paved Ermou Street you will enjoy your strolls, surrounded by a multitude of trade stores that specialise in the latest fashion trends and stand out for their quality.
At the numerous shopping malls to be found in Spata, at the Retail Park in the airport area and all around Attica, you will find brand creations by Greek and foreign fashion designers and well-known chain stores, as well as cosmetics, accessories, toys and houseware. Combine shopping with family entertainment and benefit from the great offers and sales.
In the easily accessible markets of Attica’s municipalities, from lush Kifissia to the seaside suburbs of Glyfada and Piraeus, you will be impressed by the elegant stores that satisfy literally every need: clothes, shoes, accessories, cosmetics… from Greek and foreign brands, luxurious or not. Here, shopping is a delight, combining the best bargains with the most enjoyable strolls!
At the shops of Attica’s museums you will discover beautiful, special gifts for friends and family, as well as stunning souvenirs for yourselves. Decorative or utility items of exceptional quality, inspired by Greek images and traditions.
Discover the top quality and nutritional value of Attica's local products, such as olive oil, honey, herbs, royal figs, dairy products, organic salt, pasteli (sesame seed candy), halva and tahini. Visit the vineyards and wineries of Attica, try the local varieties, starring Savatiano, and you will certainly not leave empty-handed!
Search for the top quality herbal cosmetics of small-scale producers in Attica, made with pure ingredients that are produced in their own farms. Handmade, natural, traditional products with top nutritive and therapeutic ingredients, known from antiquity: extra virgin olive oil, honey, aloe vera, extracts of healing herbs and grapes.
In the Saronic islands you will find excellent quality local wine, honey and olive oil, herbs and cheeses. You should definitely try the addictive amygdalota, and make sure you buy enough to take back home!
In Spetses and in Hydra you will love the hand carved wooden miniatures of Greek ships, the handmade jewellery by Greek designers, the traditional embroidery and hand-woven textiles, as well as the handmade leather sandals. In Aegina you will buy one of the famous traditional jugs of the island, along with unique art items. Don’t forget to take with you before you leave the star of the island, the famous Aegina fistiki (pistachio), which you will find in all its delicious versions. In Poros you will absolutely love the flavour of alcoholic drinks made with citrus fruit (bergamot, sour orange, lemon etc), as well as the handmade creations you will find in beautiful little shops around the island, such as puppets and dolls, pillow cases and rugs, traditional embroideries and hand-woven textiles.
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