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From the best green cuisine and eco-friendly lodgings to up-cycled souvenirs and car-free explorations, here’s how to up your sustainable traveler score on your next Athens visit.

By Alex King

Where to go for green bites

Greek salads are a welcome guest at any table.

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis

Vegetarian dining is on a roll in Athens.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Want a break from tavernas?

Where to food shop sustainably

Home-made vegan ice-cream to wow your tastebuds.

Courtesy: Cats & Monsters

Head to Kallidromiou Street markets to lap up farm-fresh produce and urban vibes.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Play the stock market

Get around without the guilt

Athens' modern metro system makes city exploration a cinch.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

On your bike for eco-friendly sightseeing.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

Explore Athens on two wheels

Walk the talk

Explore Athens on foot - it's easier than you think.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Fill your suitcase with sustainable shopping from Athens' greenest retailers.

Photo: Shedia Art Home

Shop for sustainable fashion, art and design souvenirs

Wage a war on plastics

Buying what you need has never been so enjoyable.

Courtesy: Plastikourgeio

Check-in for green dreams.

Courtesy: Green Suites Hotel

Sleep with a clean eco-conscience