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Shopping In Naxos

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Shopping In Naxos

We will be in Naxos this May 11th-15th and we are staying pretty close to town. Can anyone recommend a few places to shop for my wife- shoes, bags and typical European ladies clothes would be really great.

We will also visit Santorini and Athens on our trip- are any of these destinations better for shopping ??

Thank you

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1. Re: Shopping In Naxos

Naxos has lots of interesting shops in the old town market area. Not sure if they are as upscale as you are looking for but this is a great area to just explore and visit all the shops. Another suggestion for a very local flavour is the store we call the emporium. It is just chock full of neat local Naxos products. if you can find it you will be drawn back more than once.

The Emporium Naxos

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2. Re: Shopping In Naxos

Hi M-LOhio

For woman clothing, shoes etc?

Than Santorini and Naxos is not a good idea... those are typically "tourist shopping places".

Than you DEFINITELY need to be in Athens!

Especially Kolonaki area and a bunch of very good and packed shopping malls.

Just put this question up in the Athens forum, and I'm sure that a few "Athenians" will help you true with some addresses!

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3. Re: Shopping In Naxos

The shops that locals use are mostly along the main street leading in to town:

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4. Re: Shopping In Naxos

In the end of the Paralia (opposite end from the ferries) you find Alpha bank. That is where Soukratos Papavasiliou street starts. Here you find small shops specialized in popular brands like Lacoste, Napapuri, Hillfiger and Boss. Behind Hotel Xenia and the Waffle shop, there is a shoe shop with all the top brands.

If you want quality hand made leather, go to Greek Sandals. A 12 euro belt lastst 20 times longer than a 4-euro in the tourist shops. Have a look at their catalog http://www.greek-sandals.com/

And do visit the country stores in the upper end of the street. Its an adventure. Spices, local honey, olives, jams, baskets, pottery. Just look in and see for yourself. And when passing by, take a look into the fish shops and flower shops.

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5. Re: Shopping In Naxos

Athens every time. Naxos is great for tourist items, spices, ornaments and jewelery, but clothes in Naxos or Santorini will be mostly for holiday wear. When you say European I guess you really mean Greek, you will find clothes in the stores in UK and Germany northern Europe are not the generaly same as those found in the mediteranean.

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6. Re: Shopping In Naxos

Thank you all for the advice. We are necessarily looking for upscale but more of boutiques where there are shoes and dresses and tops that the European ladies are wearing. It sounds like Athens but be better for this on our trip?

We also love to wonder through local stores - my best belt ever was purchased from a street vendor in Taormina-

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7. Re: Shopping In Naxos

When needed the islanders go to Athens for shopping upscale.

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