Paros

Paros

Serene landscape with fertile valleys and rolling hills dotted with small churches and monasteries, endless sandy beaches with sparkling blue waters, famous monuments from the lands rich ancient and medieval past, picturesque white villages bathed in the unique, dazzling Aegean light. All this, along with warm hospitality, excellent tourist facilities, rich cultural life, cosmopolitan ambience but also the possibility of seclusion, have combined to make Paros one of the most favorite spots in the Cyclades Islands. Discover Parikia, the capital of the Island and visit the famous church of Katapoliani, one of Greece’s most important Byzantine monuments, impressively preserved, the Venetian castle, and the Archaeological Museum with its exhibits from the ancient history of Paros and Antiparos. Also visit Naoussa which is north of the island with its whitewashed alleys, picturesque fishing port and beautiful nearby beaches. Lefkes and Marathi which are located in the middle of the Island are worth to be seen because of its ancient quarries of the famous Parian marble. Paros offer the monasteries of Longovarda, Christou tou Dassous and many more.

 

      Sightseeing

The valley took its name from the fact that many butterflies are flying around during the summer nights. It is a verdant valley offering a beautiful panoramic view over the surroundings and the island of Antiparos.
The cave is about 100m deep and very large in volume and offer wonderful stalagmites and stalactites.
In the south west of Parikia are the ruins of the Asklepeion and the temple of Pythian Apollo.

 

The Eurodivers Club is located at Punda 8 km from Parikia town. Give’s you the opportunity to discover the beautiful Aegean sea. Programs: PADI, YMCA, CMAS. Diving programs: Discover Scuba, Wreck Diving, and Cave Diving.

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