Tour to Greece: Weekend in Athens!
Lovers of rest in a European way will have the opportunity, even on a short trip, to combine walks around the city with travels deep into centuries, familiarize themselves with the history and modern life of the capital with shopping in the trendy shopping centers of Athens.
Ancient Athens: immersion in history
Switch from everyday life to a journey through the ages! In the city tour with our Russian-speaking guide, you will see the significant and famous historical and cultural monuments of Athens: the Acropolis and its impressive Parthenon, the Erechtion with its famous caryatids, the solemn colonnades of the Propylaea, the Temple of Olympic Zeus, the white marble Panathyne stadium, the Houses of Parliament, the University of Africa. Academy of Sciences, you can visit the New Acropolis Museum. You can get to know interesting objects or expand the program of historical walks on additional excursions of your choice.
Shopping in Athens
The culture of any country is not only historical traditions, but also everyday life, a significant part of which in our days is shopping. Shopping in Greece will certainly “color” your Mediterranean weekend! Branded shops and shops with traditional Greek goods and folk items, boutiques of fashionable clothes and accessories for every taste and budget, salons-shops of Greek and world designers with impressive items of clothing – this metropolitan city will give a lot of shopping experience!
Additional reasons for traveling for unique purchases are the days of the New Year bazaars and the long season of winter sales! Shops, shopping centers, exclusive boutiques of Athens are joining the relay race – sometimes as exciting as the Olympic competitions! Discounts on goods, clothes, shoes, home furnishings and homely gizmos reach half the value of goods, and in some cases account for 70% of the original price!
The best shopping streets of Athens
On the main shopping streets you will find shops of almost all famous Greek, European and international brands and retail chains.
Ermou, Syntagma – on the pedestrian street of Ermu there are shops of famous brands of clothing and footwear, jewelry, cosmetics, household goods, sports goods, as well as hairdressing salons, bookstores and cafe-bars, restaurants and taverns of Greek and international cuisine.
Voukourestiou, Kolonaki – one of the most glamorous streets of Athens, Vukurestiou, is replete with boutiques of elite brands: Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Burberry, Cristian Dior, Prada, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Cartier, etc.
Panepistimiou, Syntagma – Attica Center, one of the largest shopping centers in Europe, is located on this street in the very center of the city, with collections of clothes, shoes and accessories from Greek and global manufacturers.
Kolonaki district is an excellent shopping space in the central part of the city for connoisseurs of fashion, chocolate and jewelry.
The historical center of Athens Plaka – traditional and modern souvenirs, objects of Greek and popular art.
Ioannou Metaxa, Glyfada.
McArthurGlen, designer outlet, Spata.
Shops at Athens International Airport.