Boasts an atmospheric and intriguing mix of the old and new, with white-washed buildings and an excellent selection of bars and shops.

Description

The lively capital of Paros, Parikia, is filled with narrow, winding streets which were originally intended to confuse any invaders, giving the locals time to escape! The town now boasts an atmospheric and intriguing mix of the old and new, with its whitewashed buildings and an excellent selection of restaurants, bars and shops. The nightlife in Parikia is quite lively, so if you're looking for entertainment you won't have to venture far.

Highlights

  • Historical
  • Busy harbour
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • White wash houses

Things To Do

Popular activities for those taking holidays in Paros include:-

  • Windsurfing.

Things To See

  • Archaeological Museum: Exhibits from the Prehistoric and Roman times.
  • Ekatontapiliani Byzantine Museum: The Byzantine Museum, now open to the public and hosting many artifacts from Ekatontapiliani.
  • Naoussa Folk collection: You will see traditional Cycladic costumes, objects of everyday use, traditional furniture and old photos of the island.