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Where to shop in Athens

There are many suburbs and areas to shop in Athens. We have selected the more centralized spots that you will find easy to get too. Kolonaki is one example and a very upmarket part of Athens. It’s great for shoe shopping and has a good selection of independent Greek designers. Be sure to check out our Kolonaki guide. Voukourestiou and Stadiou Streets is where you will find all the luxury fashion and jewellery brands including Ermenegildo Zegna, Dolce & Gabbana and Salvatore Ferragamo. Ermou Street near Syntagma has a good mix of casual shopping and overseas brands such as H & M, MAC and Marks & Spencer.

Shopping in Kolonaki

As one of the oldest districts in Athens, Kolonaki is a mix of old world sophisticated shopping with a scattering of new and edgy independent designers. It is a large area to cover by foot and if you stick to the main square, you will miss out on some great shopping up the side streets where smaller boutiques are scattered throughout.

Kolonaki is all about boutique shopping. Jewellery and shoes is the real highlight here. Some of our favourites include Fanourakis and Kalogirou both within a few blocks of each other, along Patriarchou Ioakim Street. If you’re into boho-chic then you must stop by Queen Calliope on Herodotou Street where renowned Greek photographer Calliope Karvounis has an eclectic selection of clothing, home wares and accessories compiled from her travels around the world.

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