The prestigious New York CityTravel & Leisure magazine published its annual list of the top 50 world destinations for travel in 2017. Among them, a Greek island that excelled in the 34th position. This list, as mentioned in the publication of the magazine, was created after months of research and in cooperation with travel editors and travel experts around the world and took under consideration the openings of large hotels and top restaurants worldwide.
Regarding the Greek destination that is included in the list of New Yorkers travel magazine, it is no other than the island of Paros! With the opening of the Paros airport this summer which can accommodate larger aircraft, Paros is even more easy to access from Athens!
The beautiful island of Cyclades is favored by kite and windsurfing lovers, as it has suitable beaches for these marine sports, which having a worldwide reputation.
Graphical and secular, peaceful and bustling, therefore, Paros has a multifaceted character through the beautiful settlements and villages, the total white streets with painted “Dames”, the Cycladic-style buildings with colorful doors and windows, blooming bougainvillea, historic and cultural attractions, beaches with crystal clear waters and small bays, the plethora of activities and options for accommodation, food and entertainment.
With all the Cycladic characteristics to star in Parikia, the largest settlement and capital of the island, here you will find the most important attractions of Paros, which is none other than the Virgin Ekatontapyliani, the Archaeological Museum, the Hill of the Castle etc. Second in row, but in the public choices, Naoussa, built amphitheater, will amaze you with its scenic beauty and cosmopolitan aura and will initiate you into the secrets of nightlife, and obtaining the most options for nightlife around the harbor of.
Apart from these two main settlements, however, there are quaint villages in the hinterland of the island, which will recommend you to the traditional side of Paros, such as Lefkes and Marpissa. On the island, you’ll find beaches for all tastes, organized or not, with sand or pebbles. One of the most frequented and famous Kolymbithres, the Gold Coast, Santa Maria and Punta. Unpretentious and without many excesses, Paros will win you over immediately. So be sure. Something that will discover for myself, just find yourself in the Cycladic landscape.