Welcome in Paros
Just A popular Cycladic destination, the island of Paros is well known for its laid-back atmosphere, local feel and historic architectural sights. It has beautiful beaches, sports activities, trendy bars and clubs, tasty food, wineries, traditional architecture, paths for trekking and hiking etc. The list as you might understand goes endless! That’s why if you go to Paros, you notice the variety of ages that visit it, from young people and students to families and older couples. This creates an amazing mix that gives this island an extra dimension! Parikia is the main harbour and it isn’t the most beautiful village in Paros, but it has its own beauty with alleys, little shops, an open-air cinema and the famous and historic Byzantine Church, Panagia Ekatontapiliani church, which was built back in 4 century in the port town of Parikia. This church is known as the “Church with 100 doors” and is one of the most important preserved churches of Greece! There is a legend, which claims that 99 doors have been found in the Panagia Ekatondapiliani, but the 100th will be discovered only when Constantinople (Istanbul) will become Greek again!
Parikia Town lies within 0.6 km from Hellinikon Hotel & Studios, while Paros National Airport is at 8 km. Staff at the front desk can arrange car rental to explore famous beaches, such as Kolympithres at 14 km.