Paros is one of the most popular destinations in Greece and it is located in the heart of the Cyclades.
This beautiful island combines serenity and quietness with a joyful, outgoing vibe, and it is the ideal setting for unforgettable holidays, for couples, families and friends, thanks to its amazing crystal-clear waters, gorgeous sandy beaches, charming cozy bays and a lively nightlife.
Paros offers a wide range of accommodations, among which lots of luxury villas to rent that are characterized by a perfect mix of typical Cycladic architecture and modern design.
Parikia, the capital of Paros, is a beautiful village with whitewashed cubic houses and impressive neoclassical mansions. It is also rich of attractions of historical interest, such as: the 13th century Venetian castle standing on a hill at the center of the village, a 6th century church and the Byzantine Museum.
Besides the capital, there are many other quaint traditional villages like Naoussa, a colorful village, where the ruins of a Venetian fortress stand at the entrance of its small harbor; Lefkes, located at the highest point of Paros and offers amazing views of the island; Marpissa, founded in the 15th century, which is a traditional village with a distinctive medieval character. It is located on a hill, a few kilometers away from the famous beaches of Logaras and Piso Livadi.
Among the most beautiful beaches there are: Chrissi Akti, Santa Maria, Kolymbithres, Ampelas and Pounda.
By the way, every year Chrissi Akti is the venue for the Windsurfing World Championship.
Furthermore, the beach of Kalogeros, surrounded by red and green clay rocks that offers a really effective spa for free.
A further distinctive trait of the island is the sweet-smelling wines produced in its vineyards. Paros is in fact one of the oldest Mediterranean wine making areas, with its own protected designation of origin wines.
Paros in short, can be considered a top destination for your holidays in Greece, offering numerous activities like windsurfing, hiking, biking, sailing, exhibits, religious festivals (in particular at Easter), several cultural events and many others. It is rich of attractions of historical interest, such as: castles, museums, monasteries, churches and for this reason it attracts both fashionable crowd and laidback travelers, since here everyone can find the response to one’s needs.