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.
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 . . .
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.
The Greek island of Paros in the heart of the Cyclades group of islands looks set to open a new island airport next year after the Greek government stepped in to speed up the project.