Shopping – What you need to know
Greece is a country of small businesses, so the goods in large unilliramags (which, by the way, not so much) is much more expensive than in small shops and stores.
Each city has its own shopping areas. In Athens, they are concentrated in the central part of the city: this street Erma, which sells goods of the best Greek and European firms, ul. Metropolitan, famous for its jewelry and fur shops, Streets Eolu and Patisia, Area Monasthariki, ul. Athens, turning into a similarity "flea market" with trades.
Most of the inexpensive coiled shops concentrated around the Athenian Square of Omnia. The largest department stores are located at the beginning of the street. Ermma: "Lambropulos", "Claudatos", "BHS" and "Minion". The latter is on ul. Patisa city and is considered the most famous supermarket in Greece with a wide range of services.
The most fashionable and expensive "Boutiques" Athens are located in the Colonaki area.
The cry is famous for stores with products of folk creativity and souvenirs, and some of the spirits and perfumes are best to buy in duty-free shops "Duty Free". Here prices are lower on average by 15-20% than everywhere.
The largest supermarkets: "Marinopulos", "Zlavenitis", "Vasilopulos". Payment in all stores of Greece is made only in drachmas (with the exception of fur coat).
In supermarkets prices are fixed, but in small private stores and shops can be worn out.
Care offers twice a year: in July-August and in late January-February. In addition, owners of private stores arrange discounts on certain goods or for a certain period.
Opening hours of stores
Shops in Greece work, as a rule, from 09:00 to 14:00 and from 17:30 to 20:30 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 09:00 to 15:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Supermarkets are open, as a rule, from 08:00 to 20:00 from Monday to Friday, on Saturday – from 08:00 to 18:00. On Sunday, they are closed.
In the urgest time, the goods of the first need can be bought in small shops, "Psulikadzidiko" and "Kawa", as well as in kiosks.
Product quality from natural fur produced in Greece is valued worldwide. In the northern part of the country there is a city of Castoria, most of whose population is occupied by the flooring of fur and sewing fur coats. Local speeds own special processing technology and stretch and sewing coats, even from the smallest pieces. None in any country of the world sew fur coats, stitched from such small pieces and so high quality.
Fur coats are sold in any city of Greece. Fur stores can be found in a signboard "Furs". Currently there are signs in our.