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Top Choice Spices in Corfu Town

Sweet’n’Spicy Bahar

Gloriously aromatic spice and condiment shop, run by an ever-so-enthusiastic Greek-Canadian-Lebanese woman with a palpable love for devising her own enticing mixes of Greek and imported spices.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Thessaloniki

From Thessaloniki

Architect Evangelia and set designer Athanasia, two wonderfully creative and warm women, started this little shop that makes and sells the most original and beautiful souvenirs in town. Choose from painted tiles, Gr…
Top Choice Antiques in Skiathos Town

Galerie Varsakis

Browse for unusual antiques, such as 19th-century spinning sticks made by grooms for their intended brides – the collection rivals the best Greek folklore museums. Upstairs is a dazzling display of the owner's paint…
Top Choice Shoes in Skopelos Town

Skopelos Sandals

Classic handmade leather sandals and belts, adjusted to fit by the genial owner. The leather stretches, so wear your sandals around town for a few days and go back to have them readjusted if need be. Prices are grea…
Top Choice Jewellery in Lindos

Kori

This fabulous boutique celebrates the work of upcoming artists and jewellers – find fine necklaces, earrings, handmade bags and beach kaftans. Check out the riotously coloured busts of the old gods and philosophers …
Top Choice Ceramics in Rhodes Town

Rodoscope Creative Gallery

This tasteful boutique has a collection of one-off bracelets, beach-bum-chic jewellery, driftwood sculpture, handmade T-shirts and fine ceramics. Only the work of Rhodian artists features here. Out back there's a pe…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Thessaloniki

2 Concept Store

It's difficult to categorise this place – it includes a workshop, a shop, an exhibition space and a cafe. Run by agriculturist Christos and the graphic designer Nikos, who is also a marvellous carpenter, the pair fi…
Top Choice Spices in Thessaloniki

Votanopoleio

A fantastic place to shop and learn – Alkiviadis Grigoriadis, the store owner and botanist, will give you an insight into all the properties of the herbs, spices and essential oils you want to buy. He also makes her…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Skopelos Town

Ploumisti Shop

The same couple have been running this wonderful shop for 40 years, selling linen shirts and scarves, paintings, jewellery and ceramics. You can hear the owner play rembetika every Saturday night at Anna's Restauran…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Syntagma & Plaka

Forget Me Not

This impeccable small store stocks supercool design gear, from fashion to housewares and gifts, all by contemporary Greek designers. Great for gift shopping – who doesn't want a set of cheerful 'evil eye' coasters o…