Paros island Information
General Information of Paros
Paros, one of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan islands of the Aegean Sea, lies roughly at the centre of Cyclades, less than 100 nautical miles from Piraeus. The trip takes approximately 5 hours by normal ferry and 3 hours by high-speed ferry.
The island of Paros, with more than 2.500 years history, has a surface of 1.865 square kilometres, with 120 kilometers of coastline full of sandy beaches with crystal clear waters.
The capital of the island of Paros is Parikia, a cosmopolitan Cycladic Town. Naoussa, on the northern coast, is one of the most attractive harbours in the Aegean. Paros has also many beautiful and traditional villages like Lefkes, Marmara, Prodromos, Kostos, Marpissa, Piso Livadi, Drios, Angeria and Aliki.
The quite areas of unspoiled beauty, the modern facilities, the little blue and white villages, the friendly inhabitants and the delicious local cuisine make Paros one of the most attractive and popular Cycladic islands.
Paros island, 84400 Parikia