Jun 16, 2013


links related to the lovely island of Paros (Cyclades):

fotos of Paros

PAROSWEB, general description and info

Paros is an island of the Cyclades complex, located in the middle of it, west of Naxos. It's big, it's dry, it has three major centers (Paroikia, Naousa and Lefkes), it has meltemia that ease the heat in the summer, it's one of the most popular destinations in Greece and the third most popular island of the Cyclades 

Trip Advisor, Paros Vacations
great pension Niki's...Bruce is very helpful!
my neighbor's pensione:  Angeliki Studios

Paros is one of the largest islands of the Cyclades with approx. 120 km coastline, situated about halfway between Athens and Santorini.
Already in ancient history Paros was famous for its semi-transparent marble, which is still quarried today.Parikia, the capital, is one of the main harbours of the Cyclades with frequent connections to almost all other islands. 

Paros Greece is a popular destination, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades. This place has many things to offer to the visitor: beautiful landscapes, golden sandy beaches with clear water, small traditional white villages with cubic houses, fishing harbours, churches, archaeological sites...

Paros (Πάρος) is the ferry hub of the eastern Cyclades and meets the challenge with a friendly, welcoming face. Ferries approach from the west across a huge bay above which the island’s gently rolling hills rise smoothly to the high point of Mt Profitis Ilias (770m). White marble made Paros prosperous from the Early Cycladic period onwards – most famously, the Venus de Milo was carved from Parian marble, as was Napoleon’s tomb. Busy Parikia is the island’s main town and port

And 20 minutes by boat, the island of Antiparos: Where beauty well exceeds its size Antiparos is a small Greek island located at the heart of the Cyclades. It is situated just one nautical mile from Paros and is known for it's distinctive Cycladic beauty + archelological digs at Antiparos, The Island of Despotiko

Temple-burial mystery at Despotiko revealed

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