There are several daily ferry services from Piraeus (5 hours duration).
There are also daily services that connect
Paros to Naxos (1 hour), Syros (1:30 hours), Mykonos (1:45), Tinos
(2:30 hours), I
os (2:30 hours), Santorini (4 hours), Amorgos (4:15 hours).
Weekly ferries go to
Patmos (4 hours), Leros (5 hours), Kalymnos (7 hours), Kos (8 hours), Skiathos (10 hours), Tilos (10:30 hours), Nisyros (11 hours), Symi (11 hours), Rhodes (15 hours) and Kastellorizo (20 hours).
There are 2 weekly ferries to
Sifnos (2 hours), Serifos (3 hours), Milos (4:30 hours), Kimolos (4:30 hours), Shinousa
(4 hours) and
Donousa (4 hours).
There are 3 weekly ferries to
Folegandros (3:30 hours), Ikaria (4 hours), Samos (7 hours), Crete (8 hours) and Thessaloniki (16 hours).
There are 4 weekly ferries to
Astypalea (6 hours) and Samos (7:30 hours).
There are 5 weekly ferries to
Andros (4:30 hours) and Anafi (6 hours).
There are 6 weekly ferries to
Koufonisia (4:30 hours).
Seven daily buses leave from
Parikia, the capital and port of Paros, to Naoussa, via Dryos, Hrysi Akti, Marpissa, Marmara, Prodromos, Kostos, Marathi and Lefkes.
Several daily buses go from
Parikia to Pounta (for Antiparos Island) and Aliki, via Petaloudea and airport.
There are many rental companies in Parikia.
Taxi services operate all around the island.


Asklipeio is a place of worship to Asklipeios, the god of medicine.
Dilio, a sanctuary built in the 5th century BC, proof of adoration of god Apollo.
Christian Basilica, situated on the road leading to Naoussa.
The village
Naoussa, situated on the northern coast of the island, became a popular touristic resort, without losing its traditional atmosphere, with beautiful beaches, tavernas and impressive sightseeing.
Naoussa's Byzantine Museum is housed in Agios Athanasios Church.
The Folklore Museum has a beautiful collection of traditional costumes. Tel. 22840 52284
The Venetian Castle was built in the 15th century, during the Dynasty of Sommaripa.
Marathi is a village known in ancient times for the world's best marble. The statue of Venus of Milo and Napoleon's tomb were carved into Parian marble. The quarries are no longer being excavated.
Lefkes, the island's highest village, 9 km southeast of Parikia, was Paros’ capital in the Middel Ages.The most important touristic attraction is The Agia Triada Cathedral, a beautiful building, with olive trees at the entrance.
Petaloudes, or "The Valley of the Butterflies", is a place situated 8 km south of Parikia, with spectacular tiger moths bursting in July and August.

April 23rd, Agios Georgios
May 8th, Theologos
May 21st, Paroikia
August 15th, Ekatontapyliani
August 23rd, Naoussa Festival
August 29th, Lefkas


The best beaches are
Hrysi Akti, or the Golden Beach, and Nea Hrysi Akti, with sand, tavernas and watersports, known for the annual international windsurfing event named the Professional Windsurfers Association World Cup.
The coast between village
Piso Livadi and Hrysi Akti has other beautiful beaches.
Naoussa, an important touristic resort, has good beaches and a water park, "Aqua Paros".
Alyki is a coastal settlement with clear seawater.
Dryos has small, pleasant sandy beaches.
Lefkes, Pounda, Piso Livadi and Logaras are sites with amazing beaches.

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