The island of Paros due to its natural beauty and its historical reality lends itself to any kind of initiative. The island has an important artistic and cultural tradition which covers over 6.000 years of history, offering to visitors a wide variety of choices, not only with its many beautiful beaches, but also interesting naturalistic, archaeological and cultural excursions; archaeological sites, museums, monasteries, churches and fortresses are scattered around the island: the old quarry of the
famous white marble of Paros in Marathi, the sanctuary of the sixth century BC dedicated to Asclepius, the sanctuary of Apollo Delio and the Castle Hill in Parikia, the Church of Ekatontapyliani, the Venetian Castle and The Mycenaean Acropolis of Koukounaries in Naoussa, the hill of Kefalo at Marpissa, which is one of the most interesting walks with the monastery of St. Anthony, the remains of the Venetian Castle and the breathtaking landscape, the enchanting "valley of the Butterflies" between Parikia and Aliki are some places not to be missed during your stay in Paros.
Paros is one of the most popular destinations in the world for water sports lovers, especially windsurfing and kitesurfing. The weather conditions on the island, where the wind blows from the north, called Meltemi, are ideal for these sports and have made the island of Paros an attraction for athletes from all over the world, as well as all ardent supporters of these sports. The most famous beaches for windsurfing and kite surfing are:
Chrisi Akti , Nea Chrisi Akti (Tserdakia), Tsoukala, Santa Maria and Pounda. Most of them have schools and centers for both beginners and experts, and the necessary equipment to hire.
Qualified diving schools are also present on the island where our guests can attend specialized courses and hire equipment. Paros with its rich seabed, crystal clear waters, shipwrecks and aircraft relics, is an ideal destination for those seeking underwater experience. Paros also offers numerous virgin beaches, secluded bays and small islands to explore with a sailboat or motorboat. Its geographic location, situated in the center of the Cyclades, Paros lends itself as an ideal starting point for day trips to nearby islands
This is possible with a private or rental boat. There are also organized one day tours by boat, which combine tour to the islands and beach stops.
Paros offers a wide choice of itineraries for those who love nature, hiking, cycling or horse riding but also for those who want to discover the beauty of "hidden" paths on the island. There are some old mountain trails or easier routes that pass through villages or more isolated areas of the island. In addition, travellers can take part in many organized group tours.