One of the biggest and most visited Cyclades islands. One can find here not only amazing sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife but also ancient monuments, monasteries, churches and tranquil and traditional villages. Many tourist facilities are concentrated in the towns of Naoussa and Parikia. Parikia is the capital and main port of the island with many restaurants,shops and hotels.
The island offer many opportunities for family vacation, party vacation or romantic experience. Some of the activities you can try are scuba diving, windsurfing, biking. Paros has many beaches and it is difficult to say which are the best.
For families, the Kolymbithres beach is ideal, especially out of high season when it is deserted. Also there is the beach of Lymnes, the beaches of Santa Maria, Xifari, Lageri and, a little further to the south is the beautiful beach of Ampelas. At the Golden Beach the sea is suitable for windsurfing. Chrisi Akti in Greek or the Golden Beach is possibly the most popular beach on Paros due to its glorious fine golden sand.