Sales in Athens
It’s that period of the year that shopping in Athens is even cheaper. Summer sales in Athens starts in mid-June and lasts until the end of August, so it’s the best time to visit the capital city of Greece and get the best bargains!
The center of Athens shopping is of course Ermou street. Named after Hermes, the Greek god of commerce, Ermou street features the best fashion brand and department stores in Athens. Starting from Syntagma, and ending in Monastiraki, the pedestrian part of Ermou includes famous designers and well-known brands offering choices for both eclectic and value shopping. A walk in Ermou street at the period of sales in Athens is a must!
The upscale area of Athens, Kolonaki, is the place to be if you are looking for top designers and high-quality products. Famous brands such as Hermès, Gucci, DNKY, Louis Vuitton, are located in the streets of the area starting from Syntagma Square up to the outskirts of Lycabettus hill.
Besides the two main shopping areas in Athens, there are a lot of other choices where sales are huge! Try the local markets of the smaller neighborhoods (try Petralona, Gyzi and Pangrati) or the big department stores such as Attica and Athens heart.
If you don’t mind getting out of Athens then you may try the Mall Athens or McArthur Glen in Spata area, near the Airport of Athens.