Quick Guide to Paros

The Greek island of Paros has a rich history with a Medieval past, and holidays to Paros are booked by many thousands of visitors annually, many returning again and again. Fertile valleys, picturesque villages, a serene landscape and rolling hills together with the sandy beaches along the south west of the coast attract people from across the globe. Tourist development has expanded in recent years and Paros holidays are popular with all age groups.

Other Destinations in Greece

How to get to Paros

Since it's so hard to get a flight to Paros it's usually best to get a flight to Athens and then take the short journey to the port at Piraeus. From Piraeus a ferry travels regularly to Paros. The journey is pleasant, the waters calm and the ship is well equipped.

What to do in Paros

The Cathedral of Agia Triada in Lefkes is a popular visitor spot when on Paros holidays, and the hills around are dotted with windmills which make a fine sight. The island also has an Archaeological Museum with relics of ancient Greece on show as well as plenty of places to enjoy traditional food and drink. An excellent way to see the island is to take advantage of cheap Paros car hire.

Where to stay in Paros

A great way to enjoy cheap holidays in Paros is to stay in one of the tavernas which dot the island. Here the hospitality is legendary and the food excellent. There are many hotels on the island too, most of them quite small with their own individual character. The majority of hotels have fine views, their own private pools and air conditioning in the rooms.