Paros island news and views
Paros sits at the hub of the central group of Greek islands known as the Cyclades. Without a large airport Paros caters for the independent tourist and, with good ferry connections, is a firm favourite with campers and backpackers. A good selection of fine beaches, a good tourist infrastructure, a central location and excellent ferry connections makes Paros an ideal base for a Greek island holiday.
Work on the new airport for Paros started in 2012 and should be finished early next year. Full service for domestic flights from Athens and from airports could be in operation next April.
Music bars and discos may be attracting youngsters on Greek Island holidays but they are giving locals on the tiny Greek island of Antiparos a major headache. Bar owners on Antiparos island, near the popular holiday island of Paros.
Excavations on an islet near the popular holiday island of Paros have unearthed more remains of a 'kouros' statue — the third to be found at the site. The latest find, of a headless upper torso, has been discovered at a dig . . .
Jazz lovers are in for a treat on the Greek holiday island of Paros this month with the launch of the first Paros Jazz Academy in the village of Lefkes. Perantinos Travel, in Piso Livadi, have teamed up with bass player Marc Buronfosse . .