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Paros is a very pretty and typically Cycladic Island. Busy and cosmopolitan, Paros is less expensive than nearby Mykonos, but full of delights to explore. Sugar cube houses, domed churches, windmills and Venetian mansions mingle with discos and bars. Shutterbugs will love the winding and shady alleys that open up to squares where bright flowers overflow from the white balconies above.

Paros is the third largest in the Cyclades and is lush and green and scented with thyme, fruit trees and olive groves. The highest mountain is Mt. Profitis Ilias at 770m.

Paros has great beaches, some with the best water sports in the Greek Islands – including wind-surfing for which Paros is the capital of the Greek Islands. In July and August the winds are strong and the wind-surfing is ideal.

Paros was known for its brilliant white marble, the best in the world, which brought prosperity to the island in the early Cycladic age that endured through to Roman times.

Paros is ideally located and well-serviced by ferries, making it a great base for exploring other islands in the Cyclades such as Mykonos, Naxos, Ios and Santorini. Paros is the hub of the Cyclades for ferries and offers a wide variety of connections. The island, as a result, can get very busy during the peak summer months of July and August, so it's a good idea to have your accommodation booked if you are planning to stay.

The main towns are rather touristy, but if you wander outside of these towns you'll find charming villages, vineyards and olive groves. Paros is easy to explore with a good bus service linking the three main towns; the port town of Paroikia, the trendy 'fishing village' resort of Naousa to the north, and Lefkes in the central mountain region. Cars and motorbikes for rent are plentiful and the road systems are relatively good. It's easy to visit the off the beaten track villages, and small boats offer excursions to remote beaches.

In Paros, make sure you try the white and rose wines, and the kitron liquer (local lemons). Also known for shellfish and sardines.

Paros is home to the impressive Church of Lady Ekatontapyliani (or Katapoliani). The feast day for this church is August 15, as is the case for Tinos, and an important greek holiday throughout the greek islands and mainland.



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 Paktia Villas
Located in Krotiri, Paktia Villas has accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a grill. more...
 Mythic Exclusive Retreat, Adults Only
Mythic Exclusive Retreat, Adults Only in Agia Irini Paros provides adults only accommodations with a fitness center, a bar and a garden. more...
 Amaryllis Beach Hotel
The traditionally built Amaryllis Beach Hotel is 9.8 feet from Chrissi Akti Beach. It features accommodations with Aegean Sea, garden or mountain views. Free WiFi is available in all areas. more...
 Tarsa Studios
Located right on Drios Beach in Paros, Tarsa features air-conditioned studios with free Wi-Fi. Each has a private balcony overlooking the Aegean Sea. more...
 Parilio, a Member of Design Hotels
Parilio, a Member of Design Hotels has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and bar in Kolympithres. more...
 Nikoleta's Studios
The Cycladic-style Nikoleta’s Studios is conveniently located 164 feet away from Boutari Beach and 492 feet from Chrisi Akti Beach. more...
 Golden Sand Paros
Offering a garden, Golden Sand Paros offers accommodations at Golden Beach. Paros port is 11 mi from the property. Free WiFi is provided . more...
 Anna Platanou Suites
The newly-built Anna Platanou Suites offer panoramic views over the Aegean Sea and Antiparos Island. more...
 Betty Apartments
Surrounded by an olive-tree garden, the family-run Betty Apartments offers self-catered and air-conditioned apartments with furnished balcony. more...
 Apartments Tarsa
Quietly located 98 feet from the beach of Drios with free sun loungers, Tarsa Apartments offers self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi. more...
 To Kyma
Just 33 feet from the beautiful beach of Drios, To Kyma offers self-catering and tastefully decorated studios and apartments with views over the Aegean Sea. Free WiFi is available in all areas. more...
 24 Estate Villas Paros
Located in Kolympithres, 24 Estate Villas Paros has accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a terrace. more...
 Calme Boutique Hotel
Featuring an à la carte restaurant and a fitness center, the elegant and Cycladic-style Calme Boutique Hotel, in Drios Village, is made of stone. more...
 Ambelas Mare Apartments
Located in the village of Ampelas, the seafront Ambelas Mare Apartments is a traditional Cycladic-style complex offering fully equipped accommodations with sea view. more...
 Paros Pounta Sea View Villa
Located in Pounda, Glissidia, Pounta Sea View house features a sun terrace and views of the sea. Náousa is 8.7 mi from the property. Free private parking is available on site. more...
 Paros Inn
Located on Logaras Beach, the Paros Inn is 656 feet from Piso Livadi village. It has a sun terrace with sea view, and offers air-conditioned guestrooms with free Wi-Fi. more...
 Blue & Sea Studios
Set just off the beach, these studio apartments are built in the traditional style of Paros island. At the Blue & Sea Studios you can enjoy a peaceful setting just 100 ft from Drios Beach. more...
 Lefkes Village
Enjoying a quiet location in the mountainous area of Lefkes in Paros, Lefkes Village hotel features its own private museum, where guests enjoy free access, and a tavern. more...
 Fragos Apartments
Offering a garden with trees, the traditionally built Fragos Apartments are a few yards from Xifara Beach of Paros. They feature self-catering accommodations with a furnished terrace. more...
 Romantica Suites
Romantica Suites is located 1640 feet from the center of Naousa. It offers tastefully decorated units opening out to a balcony. Free WiFi is provided in all areas. more...
 Archipelagos Studios
Archipelagos Studios is a budget-friendly hotel, located 328 feet from the beach and 5 minutes' walking from the central square of the village. Enjoy a calm and peaceful atmosphere. more...
 Archipelagos Resort & Villas
Built just outside Parikia, 5-star Archipelagos Resort offers a magnificent view of the Aegean Sea. It features an outdoor swimming pool with deck chairs and a gourmet restaurant. more...
 Ventu Luxury Suites
Ventu Luxury Suites is located in Márpissa and features a garden. There's an outdoor pool and guests can use free WiFi and free private parking. more...
 Hotel Senia - Onar Hotels Collection
Boasting a seafront location and only 656 feet from Naoussa Town, Senia offers luxurious rooms and suites with stunning views from the private balconies and beautiful Cycladic-style bathrooms. more...
 Nissiotiko Hotel
Nissiotiko Hotel & Apartments is located on the south part of Paros Island, on the sandy beach of Drios. It features rooms with free Wi-Fi and direct views of the sea. more...




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