The island of white marble.
This is the element that, historically, has characterized Paros, the fourth island, by extension, of the Greek Cycladic archipelago.
Today, Paro, is a fertile island, bathed by beautiful and crystalline waters, with beautiful beaches. A truly beautiful place, perfect for your holidays. Parikia, the capital, reserves pleasant views, and unique views. You can make beautiful walks along the seafront, between narrow streets and typical Cycladic houses, in pure white and light blue colors.
Although defaced by the hand of man who, for decades, has exploited and cemented in a systematic way, you can breathe the charm and tradition of the past. Especially in the village of Naoussa, really impressive, or inland, beautiful and all to be discovered.
HOW TO GET
By sea, the island is well connected to the port of Athens / Piraeus, and numerous destinations. The port of Parikia, in fact, is one of the main centers for ferries to the islands of the Aegean Sea. It is connected with the Cyclades, you will have, Rhodes and the Dodecanese.
Every day, in the high season, there are over 70 crossings, with travel times starting from 20 approximately minutes. Blue Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Seajet, Golden Star Ferries, are the shipping companies that operate.
Ferries connect the island of Paros with the port of Piraeus; Rhodes, Stampalia and Patmos in the Dodecanese; Andros, Folegandros, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Santorini, Serifos and other Cycladic islands; the port of Iraklio, in Crete; Limnos, Chios and Fournoi; Kavala.
The Port is located in the center of Parikia. You can move without problems in the capital and in the surrounding areas using public transport.
The island has a small airport, located south-west. The direct links are limited almost exclusively to the Greek capital.
By plane, you can arrive by calling atAthens International Airport. From here, direct daily connections are guaranteed, with the island of the Cyclades. Through this link, you can book your flight at the best price.
Once landed, you can get downtown by bus, taxi, or rental car. All the info on the airport and connections are available at this link.