Explore the Authentic Greek Island Lifestyle Beyond the Tourist Hotspots

From Secluded Beaches to Ancient Ruins, Uncover the Authentic Charm of Greece’s Best-Kept Secret

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Paros is a breathtaking Greek island located in the heart of the Cyclades. With crystal-clear waters, golden sandy beaches, and picturesque villages, Paros offers a range of experiences for visitors to enjoy.

One of the island’s most popular attractions is the charming and lively Naoussa, featuring a vibrant nightlife, traditional architecture, and numerous shops and restaurants to spend your afternoons. The capital town of Parikia is equally charming, with its scenic harbor and numerous cafés lined along the coast, boasting the perfect scenery for afternoon cocktails.

Paros is also renowned for its stunning beaches, from the secluded coves of Kolymbithres and Lageri to the popular beach bars of Santa Maria, Agia Irini (one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, only 500 m away from Anthemion Villas), and Pounda.

Visitors can indulge in various water sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing, or simply relax and soak up the sun.

For those interested in culture and history, Paros offers numerous archaeological sites and museums, including the Ancient Cemetery and the Byzantine Museum of Paros.

Whether you’re seeking a lively nightlife, an idyllic beach retreat, or a cultural experience, Paros is a destination that caters to all.

Village & Town Exploration

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceAlyki Village A Fishing Port with Aegean Beauty

Take a journey to the picturesque village of Alyki in Paros, where traditional architecture, tranquil beaches, and delicious local cuisine will transport you to a charming Aegean world. Enjoy a stroll along the fishing port, indulge in fresh seafood, and soak up the authentic Greek island ambiance.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceLefkes Village A Hidden Gem of Traditional Charm and Scenic Beauty

Discover the rich flavors of Greece with our private wine tasting experience. Savor a variety of fine wines, accompanied by locally sourced cheeses and other delicious snacks. Our knowledgeable sommelier will guide you through the tasting, providing insights into the history and culture of Greek winemaking.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceProdromos Village Prodromos Village Rustic Charm and Untouched Beauty

Step into the delightful village of Prodromos and be welcomed by a burst of colors from the well-tended courtyards full of geraniums, bougainvilleas, and basil plants. This car-free village is a haven for cats, birds, and the cheerful voices of children playing in the streets. Prodromos boasts numerous churches, including the 16th-century Church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos, dedicated to the patron saint of the village. The Art Café is a must-visit spot to learn more about the village’s history and its famous revithada (chickpea stew), only on Sundays, which is baked all night in a wood-fired oven. Don’t miss the chance to explore the Byzantine footpath, a popular 90-minute walk that starts in Lefkes and follows the old mule track that was once the main link between the two villages.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceMarpissa Village Rich History, Colorful Festivals & Warm Hospitality

Stroll around and admire the immaculate alleys, single-story dwellings, two-story mansions, arches, and squares, as well as the nine beautiful churches, while enjoying the warm hospitality of the locals who deeply cherish their village. Don’t miss the chance to visit the Nikos Perantinos Sculpture Museum, where you can marvel at the works of the great sculptor, celebrated for his bronze busts and statues across Greece. Finally, don’t miss out on the three-day cultural festival, Routes of Marpissa, and experience the village’s rich history and culture through thematic walks, interactive games, exhibitions, tours of old private mansions, and music performances.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceNaoussa Town The Cosmopolitan side of Paros

Get ready to experience the vibrant and cosmopolitan side of Paros by exploring the charming town of Naoussa. From the moment you step into this picturesque village, you’ll be immersed in a lively atmosphere of stylish bars, chic restaurants, and fashionable boutiques. The town’s bustling port is a hub of activity, with luxury yachts and traditional fishing boats jostling for space.

As you wander through the narrow alleys and cobblestone streets, you’ll discover an array of hidden gems, from colorful houses adorned with bougainvillea to picturesque squares filled with bustling cafés. Don’t miss the chance to sample some of the local cuisine, which blends traditional Greek flavors with modern twists. Naoussa’s cosmopolitan vibe is evident in its lively nightlife scene, which draws a trendy and sophisticated crowd. From beachfront bars to stylish nightclubs, there’s something for everyone looking to party the night away.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceParikia The Capital Town of Paros

Stroll along the winding streets and whitewashed buildings, and you’ll discover a variety of shops, tavernas, cafes, and bars. The town’s centerpiece is the impressive 13th-century Venetian castle, which sits atop a hill overlooking the harbor. At the harbor, you can watch fishermen bring in their catch or take a ferry to explore the neighboring islands. Parikia is also home to some beautiful beaches, including Livadia Beach, which is just a short walk from the town center. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or a vibrant cultural experience, Parikia has something for everyone.

Exciting Activities

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceSunset horseback riding

Take a leisurely horseback ride along the beach as the sun sets over the Aegean Sea. With the sea breeze in your hair and the sound of waves crashing in the background, it’s an experience that you’ll never forget.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceScuba diving at the shipwreck

Explore the underwater world of Paros by diving into a shipwreck just off the coast. Spot colorful fish and other marine life as you explore the depths of the Aegean Sea.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceHiking to the ancient marble quarries

Discover the fascinating history of Paros by hiking to the ancient marble quarries that once produced some of the finest marble in the world. Marvel at the remnants of ancient technology and enjoy panoramic views of the island.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceExperience the Thrill of Kite Surfing at Pounda Beach

Experience the thrill of kitesurfing in the crystal-clear waters of Pounda Beach, located just 3 minutes away from the property. With reliable winds and stunning views, it’s the perfect spot for beginners and experts alike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar over the waves and enjoy a truly unforgettable adventure.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceUnleash Your Inner Chef with Cooking Classes

Master the art of preparing classic dishes such as grilled octopus and creamy tzatziki, or learn how to cook Paros’s signature dish, “revithada,” a delicious chickpea stew slow-cooked in a clay pot.

Anthemion Villas in Paros Island GreeceDiscover the Enchanting Butterfly Valley of Paros

As you walk through the valley, you’ll be surrounded by the serene sounds of nature and the vibrant fluttering of butterfly wings. With its enchanting atmosphere and breathtaking scenery, the Butterfly Valley is the perfect escape for nature lovers and adventurers seeking to immerse themselves in Paros’s natural beauty.