The Glorious City
Athens for Vegans
While traditional Greek food is often thought to focus around meats and seafood like the cuisine's of the other south-eastern European and Balkan countries, Greece's proximity and historical relationship to Turkey and the middle east has shown it's influence on traditional food in the form of abundant vegan friendly and healthy dishes. Stuffed grape leaves, a large variety of different eggplant and squash dishes, and tasty traditional salad's all lend themselves well to a cruelty-free diet, and on top of it all Athen's up and coming vegan scene has sprouted several vegan alternatives to traditional meat dishes like souvlaki and moussaka. So whether you want to find animal friendly versions of Greece's traditional dishes or a healthy bite to eat to stay on your feet, we've done some of the research for you to help you make the most of your trip, all in one place.
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