Shopping in Athens

Enjoy a full day or an overnight shopping trip to Athens. Holidaying in Mykonos and want to visit the Greek capital? You can rent a helicopter which will take you to Athens in no time and you may return in the evening just in time to enjoy the Myconian night scene. Should you wish to spend an overnight in Athens we can take care of all the arrangements such as luxury transportation, hotels and entertainment options. Once you are done with your shopping spree and enjoying the highlights of Athens, a helicopter will take you back to Mykonos. Contact us today to book your helicopter transfer from Mykonos to Athens and back.

You may also consider chartering a private flight straight into Italy’s fashion capital, Milan. With a private jet charter you can fly from Mykonos, Santorini or Athens to Milan where you can spend an overnight and return back and continue your holidays in Greece. Our professional team will be happy to assist you with your transportation arrangements right to the door of your private aircraft where you can enjoy all the VIP comforts while on-board. Upon your arrival into Linate Airport, we can arrange for your luxury transportation to take you straight into central Milan. You may leave whenever you like as your private jet will be waiting. The beauty of private jet charter is that you can bring back as many shopping bags as you like, with no excess baggage charges!

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Boutique Shopping

Lovely neighborhoods such as Kifissia, Halandri, Kolonaki and Glyfada are well-known shopping destinations that feature designer shops and locally owned businesses.

Kifissia and Halandri in the northern suburbs are popular for offering a day of shopping, eating and coffee breaks. Boutiques line the streets around Kolonaki Square, with the Voukourestiou pedestrian walkway especially famous for its succession of high-end shops.

In the south of Athens, Glyfada is the center of shopping. The streets of this high-end suburb are flanked by dozens of shopping choices and are just a few minutes walk from the sea.

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Markets and Shopping Streets  

Monastiraki Flea Market is located in the heart of the oldest part of the city called Monastiraki.  A metro station is situated right off the picturesque main square which has a stunning view of the Acropolis and connects to the flea market streets. One section is tightly lined with shops selling souvenirs emblazoned with ‘I Love Greece.’ Others are filled with antiques shops, jewelry shops and vendors selling Greek handicrafts.

On Sundays, when stores are closed in Greece, Avyssinias Square become an open flea market where   antiques and bric-a-brac items are bargained for off tables and carpets. There’s also a gypsy market close to the Eleonas metro stop.

Athens Central Market on Athinas Street will grab your senses. Greek vendors sell fresh meat, fish, fruit, spices and products from all over the country. Pass by hanging meat carcasses, bellowing vendors and stalls of Greek deli delights.

Located off of Syntagma Square, Ermou street is a long pedestrian way lined with famous international brands including Benetton, Mango, Marks & Spencer, Zara and Sephora. You’ll also have a chance to shop Greek brand names like Tsakaris Mallas, Follie Follie and Hondos Centre.

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Malls and Outlets

The Mall was constructed after the 2004 Olympic Games in the center of Maroussi a northern suburb of Athens.  Easily accessible via the Neraziotissa train station, The Mall has three floors lined with clothing shop, movie theatre, grocery store and food court.

Also in Maroussi, you can shop in another mall called Golden Hall. Located quite close to The Mall, Golden Hall is known for its shops dedicated to upscale, luxury brands.  It has a food court on the top floor.

Greece’s first designer outlet called MacArthur opened in 2011. Located about a half an hour outside of Athens, the modern outdoor mall has an open-air village look complete with marble walkways and water fountains. Brands like Polo, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Nike and Diesel headline the selection of shops. Families enjoy the playgrounds, cafés and restaurants on the property.

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The Right Helicopters Based in Greece

The final cost of renting a helicopter is proportional to flight time. That’s why we position helicopters where you actually need them. We get rid of expensive positioning costs. The wide ranges of helicopters within our network are ready to fly out of a wide range of cities and islands including Mykonos, Santorini, Crete and the nation’s capital, Athens.

Luxury Experiences

A great place to have a fancy cocktail is the Galaxy Room, located on the top floor of the Athens Hilton.

Have dinner in a charming old Athenian mansion at Michelin rated Spondi

Opt for Greek seafood at another Michelin rated restaurant, Varoulko

Book a table with a view of the sea from the Athens Riviera restaurants Ithaki and Matsuhisa.

Find the luxury labels you love and fine Greek jewelry shops on Voukourestiou street.  Boutique shopping is a pleasure in city’s central posh district of Kolonaki or the Athenian Riviera neighborhood of Glyfada.


Travel Tip: Check out our Athenian Riviera – Sounion helicopter sightseeing tour, which will give your the opportunity to visit one of the most impressive historical monuments, the Temple of Poseidon.

Get instant real-time availability, price and aircraft details using the Smart Banner which is located on the main page of our website. Choose the type of aircraft to suit your needs: helicopter, small aircraft, midsize jets, business jet. Our network has access to more than 7,000+ private jets and helicopters.

A private jet and helicopter hire transfer can even be arranged from yachts  and cruise ships (Marina Flisvos, Port of Pireus, Olympic Marina in Sounio, Alimos Marina).

We can organize helicopter flights to any hotel or location which allows helicopter landings. In Athens some of the hotels that allow helicopter landings are Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Grand Resort Lagonissi and Astir Palace Resort. Other popular hotels and resorts with helipads are Costa Navarino, AmanZoe, Santa Marina in Mykonos.

Make sure to check out our latest empty leg availability, where you can get a helicopter or a private jet seat for a great price.

Hire a Helicopter flight to a Hotel

We can organize helicopter flights to any hotel or location which allows helicopter landings. In Athens some of the hotels that allow helicopter landings are Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Grand Resort Lagonissi and Astir Palace Resort.