Thursday, 1 November 2018

Enjoy your vacation at the beautiful Greek Island "Paros"

The Greek island Paros is located in the Aegean Sea, which is well known for its beautiful beaches and traditional villages. Parikia, the seaside capital is a boating and transportation hub of this region. It is also a home of the Panagia Ekatontapiliani, a 4th century A.D Byzantine church. At the north coast's you can visit Kolimbithres beach where naturally sculpted rocks form the swimming coves.

The Greek island "Paros" is one popular summer tourist destination and thousands of tourists come here to visit this place every year to enjoy its spectacular beauty. The island is simple and quiet place in Winter, but it transforms in to a cosmopolitan in Summer after the Spring comes. These are top things to do in this small and gorgeous Greek island.

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Visit Old Town And Port Of Naoussa
Here you can walk on the beautiful white cobblestone roads of the Old Town in Naoussa which reach you to its picturesque port. This area is may be peaceful and quiet during the hot summer days, but in the night filled with lots of visitors. There are numerous bars and restaurants where you can enjoy tasty drinks and foods and they place their tables outside to enjoy the fresh air of island.

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Panagia Ekatontapyliani
Panagia Ekatontapyliani is a 4th century amazing Byzantine Church which located in the port town "Parikia". It is considered as one of the most oldest and important sacred sights in Greece. There are 99 doors have been found in this Church and the 100th will be founded after Constantinople is Greek again. The icon of Panagia is considered miraculous.

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Lefkes Village
Lefkes is a beautiful mountainous village in Paros which is well known for its traditional character. Lefkes was the first capital of Paros which built by immigrants Crete and locals who were looking for protection against attacks of Pirates. Lefkes village is built in amphitheatre shape with many beautiful neoclassic buildings, little passages and charming cafes where you can enjoy the amazing architecture of this village. Lefkes is also known for its taverna, specialized in delicious grilled meats.

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Paros Park
This environmental and cultural park of Paros has the natural, unspoiled rock formations which is a great example of Cycladic beauty. The beautifully designed walking paths with natural surroundings on the island also attracts lots of visitors. If you visit during summer days you should definitely try swimming at the gorgeous beach of Monastiri or watch a film for free of cost under the open sky at open movie theater 'Cine Enastron'. During the yearly park festival (June to October) a number of traditional Greek concerts and fascinating cultural events also organized at this place. The other best places to visit in the park is Cycladic monastery of Ai Yiannis Detis and the park Museum with historic exhibition.

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Enjoy a Boat ride From Naoussa To Kolybithres
Kolybithres is one of the most famous beach on this island because, their visitors can able to see the million year old unique granite rock formations. Anyone can be reached by car or public transport, but it's really worth to take one of the fishing boats from the port of Naoussa to enjoy the great views, that transfer people across on daily basis. Once you reach there you can see the beautiful crystal clear waters.

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Enjoy Cocktails Or Breakfast At Sousouro
This small cafe type bar in Naoussa has a big reputation, because of its amazing cocktails at night and tasty breakfasts in the mornings. Sousouro uses fresh fruits and foods to create organic tasty dishes. This is the best place to visit on Paros island if you are hungry. It is located in the corner of two traditional alleys which make it an ideal spot to enjoy the night life.

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Water Sports
Paros island is a ideal place for enjoying water sports activities. The Windsurfing World Championship was held at the Golden Beach for many years and still attracts lots of sports lovers. Here you can enjoy different types of water sports like surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking and canoeing, kiteboarding, waterskiing, jetskiing, and scuba diving with the help of certified trainers at beaches like Golden Beach and Santa Maria.

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Tao’s Center
Tao’s is a meditation centre located near Naoussa town, the perfect place to escape from the stress of city life. Tao’s Center offers many courses on meditation, Yoga and Pilates, as well as various treatments are provided here, like massages and personal counselling sessions. There is also a great Thai restaurant available to taste Thai food.

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