ABOUT PAROS ISLAND
Where Cosmopolitan Meets Traditional
High on the list of top Greek holiday destinations, Paros island welcomes its visitors at the centre of the Cyclades group and invites them to explore its great beauty, the long beaches with crystal-clear waters and its impressive landscapes. There is a well-developed tourist infrastructure, too, to make your holidays truly memorable.
In antiquity, Paros was famous for its white marble quarries; the so-called "Parian marble" was highly sought-after for its top quality, for use in architecture and sculpture (particularly during the Classical Greek Period). Some of the masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture were made with this pure white, translucent material. The statues of Hermes by Praxiteles, Venus de Milo (i.e. Aphrodite of Milos) & Nike [Winged Victory] of Samothrace hosted in the Louvre Museum.
The island offers beautiful beaches, boutique white and blue hotels, great options for shopping and a vibrant nightlife.