PAROS ISLAND TOUR (ENGLISH)
Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday
Tour starts with a transfer from your hotel (or a stop located next to your hotel) to Parikia. Departures are confirmed when the tour meets minimum participation (15 persons). The tour ends with a transfer back to your hotel or a stop located next to it. You are accompanied by an English-speaking escort.
The excursion starts from Parikia as we walk to the castle and the church of Saints Constantine and Helen, where is the old town and the most scenic spot. Then, walking through the alleys, we arrive at one of the main attractions of Paros, Panagia Ekatontapiliani, one of the oldest churches in the country built around 400 A.C., also called the church with one hundred gates.
From there, the bus takes us to the port of Punda, where we will take the ferry to Antiparos. We will stroll through the picturesque little town and visit the Venetian fortress (15th century) which is still inhabited.
Returning to Paros, we cross the southern coast, where we pass the villages of Alyki and Drios and then we reach Pisso Livadi, where we take our break. You will have some free time for lunch (optional basis) or even to swim.
The traditional architecture of Paros , you will meet with a stroll in Lefkes , the former capital of Paros It is built amphitheatrically in cruciform shape, at an altitude of 250 meters, at the center of the island. It is surrounded by small forest areas, olive groves and vineyards. It is characterized by its beautiful, full of pines forest, which covers one side of the village.
In the afternoon we arrive at Naoussa , the beautiful fishing village with all its Cycladic charm. We take a little walk through its small roads and the port with the colorful fishing boats, which is one of the most picturesque in Greece. An ideal background for great photos!
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PAROS ISLAND TOUR (FRENCH)
Every Wednesday & Friday
Tour starts with a transfer from your hotel (or a stop located near to your hotel) to Parikia. Departures are confirmed when the tour meets minimum participation (15 persons). The tour ends with a transfer back to your hotel or a stop located near it. You are accompanied by French speaking escort.
Transfer from your hotel or a stop located next to it to Parikia. Our tour, with a French speaking escort, begins at 09:00am at Paroikia with the visit of the church Ekatontapyliani (Our Lady of the Hundred doors), a unique monument of the Byzantine art and architecture in the Cyclades. You will explore the picturesque streets of the old town. One Sight-to-see in Parikia is the Frankish castle, built over an ancient temple of the goddess Athena.
Departure to Naoussa. No one can believe that the marina of Naoussa was once a pirate’s den… Free time at the port of Naoussa.
Then route to Lefkes, one of the most picturesque villages of Paros, built at the foot of the Mount of Prophet Elias. Visit of the former capital of the island is set in an amphitheater-like way on the hillside offering a beautiful sight to visitors.
The bus takes you to the port of Pounta, where we will take the ferry to Antiparos. We will stroll through the picturesque little town of Chora and visit the Venetian fortress (15th century) which is still inhabited. Lunch in a traditional tavern.
Returning to Paros, the excursion continues in Alyki village, where Ms. Katerina will open for you the doors of the museum “Scorpios”, the work of Mr. Benetos Skiadas, the local seaman. The museum presents a collection of models of the most spectacular ships and in the museum’s garden you will see miniatures of the most famous monuments of Cyclades. Around 17:00 the tour ends, and you will be transferred back to your hotel, or a stop located next to it.OM/TO YOUR HOTEL OR A STOP LOCATED NEXT TO IT
- R/T Transfers From/To your hotel or a stop located next to next to it.
- Full Day Bus Tour, Museum Tickets, French Speaking Escort
- R/T Ferry tickets to Antiparos & Lunch in a traditional tavern in Antiparos (Menu including drinks ¼ liter wine and ½ liter mineral water.) D