5 Things to Do to Enjoy Paros, Greece
Right at the heart of Cyclades Islands in Greece is a small picturesque island, Paros. With a few thousand inhabitants and a long coastline that stretches over 120 km, this island has become the standard for rest and relaxation.
Other than the rolling hills and quaint architecture, what else does this Greek island have to offer? We’ve listed 5 things that you can do to fully enjoy the Paros experience.
- Explore Parikia
With its streets teeming with specialty stores and restaurants, Parikia is the capital of Paros. Here you can settle for an afternoon to relax and meet both locals and fellow travelers.
Just like any Cycladic island, Parikia is lined with whitewashed and narrow walls too. Here you can find ATMs, laundrymats, grocery stores, hospitals, and others. More than just a center for trade, you can also arrange for a tour around the place that includes a visit to the ancient windmills and the island’s church.
Go beach-hopping around Paros
Of course, any Paros visit will not be complete without going on beach trips. Take note of some of the best beaches to visit:
- Kolymbithres Beach
- This beautiful beach has boulders and giant rocks that you can lounge in the whole afternoon.
- Lageri Beach
- If you want serene waters and fine sand, then this is the perfect place for you.
- Monastiri, in Paros Park
- If you’d rather enjoy nautical activities, Monastiri is the place to go.
- Santa Maria Beach
- With a very long coastline, this is a great place for activities such as windsurfing.
- Logaras beach
- Great for those traveling with their families
Visit The Valley of Butterflies
Nestled between Parikia and Pounda, the Valley of Butterflies is home to many vividly colorful butterflies of all shapes and sizes. The best time to visit this tourist attraction is in September.
Take a boat trip along the coast
Take either a private or semi-private cruise along the coast of beautiful Paros. You can even arrange to makes stops at neighboring islands such as Panteronisi. You may also ask the boatman to enjoy the sunset at sea.
Rent one of the luxury villas on the island
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