Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday: English – German island tour
Our excursion starts at 09:00 from Parikia. We walk through the old town towards the Venetian castle (13th century) and to the church of Saint Konstantinos and Eleni, which is situated on the highest spot of Parikia town. After we take the short walk towards the most famous, and one of the oldest churches of allover Greece, the Panagia Ekatontapiliani, (our lady of the hundred doors), built around 400 AC.
From here, our bus takes us to the port of Punda where we take the ferry to cross over to Antiparos. We stroll through the picturesque little town and visit the Venetian fortress (15thcentury) which is still inhabited.
Back on Paros, the bus takes us south, where we pass the villages of Alyki and Drios and then we reach Piso Livadi, where we take our break. We will have some free time to eat or even to swim.
The traditional Cycladic architecture we meet again later, as we reach Lefkes, the former capital of Paros with its lots of green and breathtaking view. We continue our tour to Marathi, to the ancient marble quarries, where the world famous marble was mined for some of the most known statues and sculptures in ancient times (e.g. the Venus from Milos).
Later in the afternoon we arrive in Naoussa, the beautiful fishing village with all its Cycladic charm. We take a little walk trough its small roads and the port with the colourful fishing boats.
Around 17:00 we are taken back to our hotels.
Prices: 37 Euros p/p for adults and 20 Euros for children (6 -12 years old)
Minimum number of participants: 15 persons
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday (depending on participation): French island tour
Visit of the church Panagia Ekatontapyliani in Parikia, a unique monument of the Byzantine art in the Cyclades. Later you will discover Lefkes, one of the most beautiful villages of Paros, built on the foot of mount Profitis Helias.
In Naoussa you will visit the Moraitis winery, you will taste wine which will pleasantly surprise you. Then you will have free time on Naoussa’s little port, meeting nightlife point for the young on the island, which still keeps its authentic character, a true cart-postale.
Lunch at Piso Livadi, port and beach on the east side of Paros.
At last, departure to Aliki, you will pass through the south side of the island and enjoy the marvelous view on the islands around Paros. In Aliki, Mrs. Popi will open the gates of “Scorpios” museum, Benetos Skiadas’ work, a local seaman. This museum contains a collection of miniatures of the most impressive boats, and in the garden, the most popular monuments of the Cyclades. In the end, return in Parikia
French tour without meal 58 Euros for the adults and 28 Euros for the children (6 -12 years old)
French tour with meal 68 Euros for the adults and 55 Euros for the children (6 -12 years old)