Photo: Thomas Gravanis

You’ve had the perfect trip to Athens. Now all you need is the perfect souvenir to take home. Here are some sure-to-please ideas for authentic Athenian mementos of our city.

By Katherine Whittaker

Herbs & Spices

For herbs and spice and everything nice.

Courtesy: Daphnis and Chloe

Dress your feet like an ancient Athenian.

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis


Worry Beads and Backgammon Sets

Worry beads make the perfect gift for fidgety friends.

Courtesy: Worry Beads

The quintessential taste of Greece.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Olive Oil

Put down that fridge magnet. Forget Me Not is a trove of classy gift ideas.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis


Pick up a stylish souvenir at Flâneur.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Shop the latest Athenian looks.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis



What treasures will you score at the Monastiraki flea market?

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Make a beeline for Apivita's natural Greek cosmetics.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Beauty Products


Prigipo is the place to go for well-priced jewellery keepsakes.

Courtesy: Prigipo