THINGS TO DO IN PAROS

THE PAROS TRAVEL GUIDE

Discover Naoussa Port through the eyes of our local retailer, Katerina, from Zina Fragi Designer Jewellery

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Νestled in the heart of the Aegean, Paros Island emerges as a destination of unparalleled beauty and charm, with Naoussa Port as its crown jewel. This picturesque harbor, brimming with the vibrant life of fishing boats and framed by whitewashed buildings, is more than just a scenic spot; it's a gateway to the authentic Cycladic spirit.
Through the insights of Katerina, owner of the Zina Fragi Designer Jewellery store, we invite you to explore Naoussa's hidden alleys, its rich history, and the warm hospitality that defines this magical locale. Join us as we unveil the secrets of Naoussa, where tradition and modernity blend seamlessly against the backdrop of the azure Aegean Sea.

how to get to paros

Reaching the enchanting island of Paros is a journey as seamless as the island's serene landscapes. Visitors can embark on this adventure either by air or sea.
The island's national airport, located a short drive from Parikia, the capital, welcomes direct flights from Athens, making it a convenient option for those looking to minimize travel time. For those who prefer the romance of the sea, frequent ferry services from Piraeus and Rafina ports in Athens offer a scenic route, with the voyage unveiling the majestic beauty of the Aegean Sea. Upon arrival, Naoussa is easily accessible, promising the start of an unforgettable island experience.

what to do in paros
what to do in paros
what to do in paros

WHERE TO STAY 

Paros caters to every traveler's dream with its diverse array of accommodations, ensuring a perfect stay for all. From charming Airbnbs nestled in quaint corners to luxurious boutique hotels that redefine elegance, the island promises a memorable experience.

For those seeking the epitome of luxury, AVANT MAR stands as a beacon of sophisticated hospitality. This high-end choice not only boasts exquisite rooms and service but also houses a Matsuhisa restaurant, offering a culinary journey curated by the renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

Equally opulent, Cosme, a haven of tranquility and luxury, invites guests to indulge in its serene ambiance and impeccable amenities. Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat or a lavish escape, Paros ensures your Greek island fantasy becomes a reality.

AVANT MAR HOTEL PAROS GRECE

Avant Mar Hotel

AVANT MAR HOTEL PAROS GRECE

Avant Mar Hotel

AVANT MAR HOTEL PAROS GRECE

Avant Mar Hotel

WHERE TO EAT & DRINK

Paros offers a diverse dining scene that caters to every palate, seamlessly blending traditional Greek flavors with international cuisines. Here's where to eat when you visit:

  • Arodo Beach Bar Restaurant: Situated right on the sea at Krios Beach, just outside of Parikia. There's parking available, but you can also arrive by boat. It's perfect for fish lovers.
  • Magaya Beach Bar: Located in Parikia, this spot offers a mix of Mediterranean-Asian cuisine. It has a more boho style.
  • Marcello: Found after Krios Beach and within the bay of Parikia. The waters are crystal clear with sandy shores. It's an organized beach and very popular.
  • Saline: Situated in Alyki, this all-day cafeteria and restaurant offers fusion Mediterranean cuisine. You can enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner here, with stunning sunset views..
  • Siparos: A high-end restaurant located in the Xifara area, just outside of Naoussa. It mainly serves fish but also offers meat dishes. The views are incredible!
  • Sommaripa: In the small harbor of Naoussa, this café bar is perfect for brunch, coffee, and cocktails.
  • Almond: Offers breakfast and brunch in Naoussa.
  • Umi: My favorite place for sushi in Naoussa.
  • Yianiyamas: Another great sushi option in Paros.
  • Stilvi: A restaurant in Naoussa with a bit of Mykonos vibes.
  • Kargas: Famous for its souvlaki in Naoussa.
  • Cannelait: An artisanal patisserie in Naoussa.

Almond for breakfast & brunch

Arodo for fish lovers

Cannelait patissere

Kargas souvlaki

Kosmos bar, Naoussa

Sousouro bar, Naoussa

Stilvi restaurant

Yianiyamas sushi

Umi sushi

WHERE TO SWIM

Paros, an island celebrated for its stunning coastline, boasts an array of beautiful beaches, each offering a unique slice of paradise. Among the plethora of options, two stand out as absolute must-visits for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the island's natural beauty.

  • Faragas: Hidden away from the bustling crowds, Faragas beach is a serene escape that captivates visitors with its crystal-clear waters and soft, golden sands. This secluded spot is perfect for those seeking tranquility and a chance to connect with the natural splendor of Paros. Whether you're looking to relax under the sun or explore the aquatic life with a snorkel, Faragas provides the ideal backdrop for a day spent in paradise.
  • Chrissi Akti (Golden Beach): Renowned for its shimmering, golden sands that stretch for miles, Chrissi Akti lives up to its name. This beach is not only a feast for the eyes but also a hotspot for windsurfing enthusiasts, offering ideal conditions for both beginners and seasoned surfers. The clear blue waters and gentle breezes make it a favorite for families and adventure seekers alike.

While Paros is dotted with numerous stunning beaches, Faragas and Chrissi Akti stand out for their breathtaking beauty and distinct charm. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an action-packed day at the beach, these two destinations offer the best of Paros' coastal allure.

faragas beach paros

Faragas beach

Magaya beach bar

Magaya beach bar

Magaya beach bar

Magaya beach bar

Marcelo beach

Marcelo beach

Siparos resaurant

Siparos resaurant

Siparos resaurant

Siparos resaurant

Siparos resaurant

Siparos resaurant

Somaripa

Somaripa

Sommaripa

Sommaripa

Saline restaurant

Saline restaurant

WHAT TO DO

The enchanting town of Naoussa, a jewel in Paros' crown, offers an array of delightful experiences, but its small port truly captures the heart. Here, against a backdrop of gently bobbing fishing boats, the essence of Greek island life unfolds. Strolling along the waterfront, visitors are invited into a world where time seems to slow down, allowing for the simple joy of people watching and the beauty of the moment to take center stage.

Venture beyond the port into the labyrinth of cobblestone alleyways, and you'll discover the idyllic charm that Naoussa is famed for. The narrow streets are lined with quaint shops offering everything from local crafts to high-end fashion, making it a paradise for shoppers and culture enthusiasts alike. These alleys, with their whitewashed buildings adorned with vibrant bougainvillea, offer endless opportunities for exploration and the chance to find that perfect keepsake or gift.

Naoussa's port and its surrounding streets provide a picturesque setting that embodies the serene and inviting atmosphere of Paros. Whether you're savoring a leisurely coffee at a waterfront café, indulging in the culinary delights of a local taverna, or simply wandering and letting the charm of the town guide you, Naoussa offers a glimpse into the soul of the Aegean that's not to be missed.

naoussa port paros by day
noussa port paros by night

WHERE TO SHOP

Naoussa is not just a haven for beach lovers and foodies; it's also a shopper's paradise, offering an eclectic mix of shopping options that cater to all tastes and budgets. From iconic Greek sandals that meld comfort with style, to chic beachwear perfect for the island's sun-drenched beaches, and a diverse range of accessories to complete any outfit, Naoussa's boutiques and shops are treasure troves waiting to be explored.

For those looking for something truly special, a visit to Zina Fragi at Naoussa Centre is a must. This shop is the ultimate destination for unforgettable gifts, unique accessories, and exquisite jewelry. It proudly houses all Galleria Armadoro collections in a beautifully aesthetic space that reflects the elegance and sophistication of the designs on display. Each piece in the collection speaks of quality and style, making Zina Fragi the perfect place to find a piece of Paros to take home with you.

And for those who find themselves in Athens, the shopping experience doesn't have to end. Make sure to stop by the Zina Fragi Athens store in Glyfada, where the allure of Paros meets the chic streets of the city. Whether you're in the market for high-end treasures or affordable finds, Naoussa's shopping scene promises a delightful array of options that will satisfy even the most discerning shopper.

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galleria armadoro paros island
galleria armadoro paros island

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