Top 10 Reasons to visit Paros Park

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Reason 1

To experience year round the unspoiled Cycladic landscape of the Paros Park. The unique rock formations, the blue green waters and the multi colored flowers that adorn the surrounding slopes come together to create a stunning scene.

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Reason 2

To visit the unique monastery of Ai Yiannis Detis, an exceptional sample of traditional cycladic monasterial architecture.

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Reason 3

To experience a sense of freedom and pristine pleasure at one of the smaller and entirely remote beaches which dot the peninsula.

Or if you prefer something more organized then opt for Monastiri Beach. This is a beach of breathtaking beauty but also serenity. The wide sandy beach, calm and shallow waters makes it a perfect choice for families with children. It is an ideal spot for beach sports. Take a plunge in the crystal clear waters or relax in the shade of your beach umbrella or under a tree with your favorite book.

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Reason 4

To discover the natural beauty and spectacular views along the clearly mapped out Walking Paths. A 7 km network of 3 easy to moderate walking paths which lead you all over the Environmental Park of Paros and introduce you to the unique natural landscape of the peninsula and some very important landmarks from the history of the island . Download your map here.

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Reason 5

For the breathtaking sunset at the Cape Corakas Lighthouse which can be reached by taking Walking Path 1.

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Reason 6

To attend, between June and October, one of the many exciting cultural events or participate in a sports or environmental activities of the Paros Park Festival. This year promises to be our best year yet with a musical diversity that can not be found at any other festival in Greece. Visitors to the park will be able to enjoy Jazz, Classical Music, Chamber Music, Fusion, Greek Contemporary, Rebetika and Traditional Music of the Aegean and Asia Minor. You will hear performances by Symphonic Orchestras, Duets, Trios, Quartets, Big Bands, Rock Bands, Choirs and Traditional Groups. You will watch theatrical plays for adults and for children, watch your favorite film or documentary by the beach and under the stars (now where can you find that?). And all this in a unique Cycladic setting that will remain unforgettable.

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Reason 7

To enjoy a feature film or documentary under the stars at our outdoor movie “Cine Enastron” with a cool drink and snack. Choose from box office hits, cinephile, international films, children’s films and documentaries.

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Reason 8

For one of the most pleasant cafes on the island and only minutes away from Naousa and Parikia. Enjoy your coffee or refreshing drink or try one of our delicious snacks, salads or sandwiches at the Parko Cafe while gazing at the many sailboats dotting the Bay of Naousa. Can you think of anything more relaxing?

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Reason 9

To experience an idyllic wedding or renewal of vows at the Park’s stone amphitheater with its breathtaking view, or your wedding reception, baptism or other event at the Parko Cafe or Beach Bar.

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Reason 10

To be part of the effort to rescue and renew the growth of indigenous plant life of the peninsula and to ensure that the Paros Park will continue to offer its visitors unforgettable experiences, sites and memories for many years to come.