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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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 Mythic Exclusive Retreat, Adults Only
Located in Agia Irini Paros, a 12-minute walk from Taverna Livadaki Beach, Mythic Exclusive Retreat, Adults Only provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor more...
 Lorenzo Studios and Suites Paros
Providing sea views, a terrace and free WiFi, Lorenzo Studios provides accommodations well located in Naousa, within a short distance of Piperi Beach, Agioi Anargyroi Beach and Kolymbithres beach. more...
 Janos Studios and Apartments
Janos Studios and Apartments are located 820 feet away from the center of Naousa and just 656 feet from the sandy Agioi Anargyroi Beach. more...
 Sweet Path Villa
Featuring a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a garden, Sweet Path Villa provides accommodations in Lefkes with free WiFi and sea views. more...
 Acron Villas
Featuring a garden, terrace and views of pool, Acron Villas is located in Kolympithres, an 11-minute walk from Kolymbithres beach. more...
 Parilio, a Member of Design Hotels
Located in Kolympithres, a 12-minute walk from Kolymbithres beach, Parilio, a Member of Design Hotels has accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a more...
 Paros Bay
Overlooking magnificent sea views, Paros Bay enjoys direct access to a sandy beach. It features a large swimming pool with deck chairs and umbrellas. more...
 Angels Pillow - Adults Only
Angels Pillow - Adults Only features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Naousa. Featuring a concierge service, this property also provides guests with a terrace. more...
 Surfing Beach Village Paros
Located within a 5-minute drive of Naousa fishing village, Surfing Beach Village Paros is right on the beach and features an outdoor pool surrounded by a furnished sun terrace. more...
 Lilly Residence-Boutique Suites, Adults Only
Located by the sandy beach of Naoussa, Lilly Residence - Boutique Suites, Adults Only offers luxurious accommodations with views to the Aegean Sea from its balcony or terrace. 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...
 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...
 Eleana Studios
Hospitable and traditional, Studios Eleana enjoy a beautiful and quiet location in Abelas, just 492 feet from the beach. A breakfast enriched with local products is prepared daily. 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...
 Elizabeth
Just 984 feet from the sandy Chrysi Akti Beach in Paros, Elizabeth is surrounded by a fragrant garden and stone-paved alleys. more...
 Margarita Studios Ambelas
Margarita Studios is located 656 feet from the sandy beach in the scenic fishing village of Abelas, just a 5-minute drive from the cosmopolitan Naoussa. more...
 Angelina Studios
Angelina Studios is located in Parikia within 2625 feet from the port. It offers Cycladic-style accommodations with free WiFi, and has a stone-paved furnished courtyard surrounded by a tree garden. more...
 Summer Senses Luxury Resort
Set in Logaras, Summer Senses Luxury Resort offers 2 swimming pools, a spa center and a fitness center. It also features a terrace, 2 bars and 2 restaurants. more...
 Porto Naousa - Adults Only
Offering a sun terrace and views of the garden, Porto Naoussa - Adults Only is set in Náousa in the Paros Region, 984 feet from Venetian Harbor and Castle. 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...
 Magginas Studios
The Cycladic-style Magginas Studios is located just a few yards from the beach and close to Parikia town center. It offers air-conditioned accommodations with free Wi-Fi and private balcony. more...
 Sunrise Paros
Sunrise Paros is set in the traditional settlement of Naoussa, in the location Analipsi, within a stone’s throw from the area’s numerous dining and nightlife options. 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...
 Flora & Agelos Studios
Flora & Agelos Studios is located in Mpountari, within 164 feet from the beach and 1640 feet from the center of Chrissi Akti in Paros. It features a garden, terrace and apartments with free WiFi. more...
 Bohemian Luxury Boutique Hotel, Adults Only
Bohemian Luxury Boutique Hotel is located in the center of Naousa and is 66 feet from Venetian Harbor and Castle. This property also provides guests with a terrace. more...




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