Paros (Parikia) is the main port and administrative center of the island of the same name in the Mediterranean Sea. Nearby are the islands of Ios, Syros, Naxos and Sifnos. The terrain in the Paros region is mountainous, with a very rugged coastline.
Charter a yacht in Paros to explore the numerous islands in the Aegean Sea, visit the equipped sandy beaches, get acquainted with national cuisine and taste Greek wine. The Greek beaches in the Paros region meet the most stringent environmental requirements, which is confirmed by the Blue Flag Award awarded to them, here you will find the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea and soft golden sand. Greek cuisine is based on Mediterranean dishes combined with unique local ingredients, which formed the basis of delicacies known throughout the world.
When you rent a yacht in Paros , you can go to the islands, where you can taste delicious desserts, freshly prepared seafood and drink all of the fragrant Greek Ellinico coffee. Visit the sights of ancient Hellas, visit the uninhabited islands and taste the dishes in local restaurants.
The history of Paros goes back centuries - once the city was the center of the Cycladic civilization, in ancient times marble was produced here of excellent quality, the Venetians once ruled the island, and later the city fell into the hands of the Turks. It is noteworthy that between 1770 to 1774 the island belonged to Russia, since there was a military base under the control of Count Orlov.
The appearance of Paros harmoniously combines whitewashed houses, a port, churches and eateries with restaurants that welcome guests. Tourists have great opportunities to participate in excursions and get acquainted with the historical sights of the city. Vacationers enjoy picturesque views , and you can take a walk along the cobbled streets surrounded by white marble houses.
In Paros, you should look at the Church of the Virgin Mary Stovratoy ("Katapolyani"), the church of St. Arsenius, the temple of Asklepiyon, visit the Archaeological Museum and the ruins of a medieval castle built by the Venetian Duke Marco San. In the church "Stovratnaya" on August 15, magnificent celebrations are held in honor of the Assumption of the Virgin. Other attractions - the Monastery of the Life-Giving Spring , the reserved valley of butterflies between Glisidia and the monastery of Christ in the forest, ancient quarries 3 km east of the city.
Local beaches are suitable for practicing windsurfing. International competitions are held here annually, which brings together surfers from all over the world. Nearby you will find suitable hotels, allowing you to combine relaxation with sports. The beaches closest to the city - Lavandia and Krios, suitable for a leisurely vacation, on the Kolymbithres beach you can admire the cliff-sculptures, and on Punta Beach you should go for the delicious dishes served at local establishments. In addition to a beach holiday and a yacht, on Paros you can go diving, water ski, rent a canoe, visit mountain bike centers, ride horses or play tennis on one of the modern courts. On the coast of Chrysi Akti, beaches are equipped with sports fields for beach volleyball and tennis, there are rental boats and yachts.
In addition to water sports, in Paros you can visit the largest water park in Greece - “AQUA PAROS Water Park”. In the territory of the water park you will find swimming pools, a beach, shops, a bar and everything you need for relaxation.
In Paros, you will be offered a wide variety of culinary delights - in local restaurants you can try both Greek cuisine, seafood and European dishes. To create a more complete picture, you should try the local wine, which has a rich and tart taste. The local cuisine consists of vegetables, fish, seafood, legumes and herbs. You should definitely try kakavuyu fish soup, domatekeftédes tomato croquettes, bourdeto fish, yachts snails, fish salad and invigorating Frappe coffee.
You will not be bored even at night, as numerous institutions create an active nightlife, clubs, bars and discos will not leave anyone indifferent!
Leaving Paros, do not forget to buy a couple of souvenirs as a souvenir - you can choose from ceramics, handmade crafts, leather and fur products, various gifts of nature, olive oil and many varieties of wine.
Charter a yacht in Paros to experience all the benefits of relaxing on water - the warm sea, golden sand beaches, cool breeze and spectacular scenery. Here you can rent a yacht in Paros of the desired type, for any period, with or without a skipper. We hope that your vacation will be unforgettable - you will get acquainted with the Greek culture, the history of the city of Paros and you will have pleasant memories for many years.