520 Bar (Naxos Town)

Naxos

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520 Bar (Naxos Town)

Housed inside one of the delectable whitewashed Cycladic houses, the 520 Bar offers some of the best views among evening establishments in Naxos Town, its terrace directly overlooking the port sunset. Cocktails are artisan, containing some quintessentially Greek ingredients (e.g. mastiha liquor).

Bars & Nightlife

Nightlife in Naxos is relatively low-key, with only a handful of dance venues in operation. Most establishments are concentrated in and around the island's Hora and along the "Paralia" (waterfront), with a couple bars present in the majority of larger Naxian coastal settlements. The most popular format for whiling away an evening is savouring a drink at one of the many bars with a view — whether up on the Kastro or down by the water. The island also hosts two cultural festivals: the Naxos Festival (runs from the middle of July till September) and Domus Cultural Festival (from June to October), both featuring concerts, film screenings, and various art projects.