For a refreshing spin on traditional Greek souvenirs, head straight to From Thessaloniki, a lovely souvenir shop with a wide collection of exclusively made in Greece items and gifts suitable for every taste and budget. Covering a wide choice of souvenirs, home goods, accessories and even clothing, the store is the ideal place to find that special souvenir that won’t end up covered in dust at the back of a shelf.
From Thessaloniki, 21 Dimitriou Gounari, Thessaloniki, Greece, +30 231 027 2298
Who said souvenirs couldn’t be edible? For those of you who wish to take flavors of Greece home, En Karpo may just be the right place. You can find virtually anything there, from nuts, dried fruits, superfoods, coffee, artisan chocolate and typical Greek snacks. Be seduced by the inviting smell and delicious flavors inside. But we need to warn you. Since there is always some items on sale, you might find yourself in need of an extra suitcase once you’ve set foot inside.
En Karpo, 81 Tsimiski, Thessaloniki, Greece, +30 2310 272701
If you avoid souvenir stores like the plague, but prefer unique items locally made, make sure to pop by Bord de l’eau Design Factory on Egnatia street. This fun and vibrant design studio has a collection of handmade jewelry of unique character. Inspired by the contrast between industrial and natural shapes, the studio includes an interesting collection of evil eye lucky charms in the true Greek spirit. Whether looking for a souvenir to give or to keep for yourself or even a spot to enjoy some drinks (there is a “drinkroom”on the premises), Bord de l’Eau is a must-visit.
Bord de l’Eau Design Factory, 45 Egnatia, Thessaloniki, Greece, +30 2310 520 911
Another beautiful gift shop with high quality products and pleasant aesthetic, Hellofrom Thessaloniki offers a selection of gifts and items diametrically different from the average tacky souvenirs. With its fair share of pieces created by emerging Greek designers, the smart designs, clean lines and resolute local character, Hellofrom Thessaloniki is a paradise for the discerning traveler looking to go home with a unique piece while supporting Greek entrepreneurship.
Hellofrom Thessaloniki, 22 Apostolou Pavlou, Thessaloniki, Greece, +30 2310 248 742