Category: Paros Hikes & Walks

Hikes & Walks on Paros

Sunset from Telegrafos hill, Paros, Greece

The Livadia- Delion Sanctuary- Telegrafos Hill Hike

An 9.5 km circular hike up on the heights N of Parikia and Telegrafos hill & alongside Parikia bay coastline, featuring ancient cult ruins, old footpaths, some rougher trails and impressive views over rugged shores and rocky hills. Great as a sunset walk too!
Level: Moderate

Ruined windmills off Lefkes

Hikes in the Valleys of Lefkes & Marpissa

Longer or shorter (9-13km), easy walks or rewarding hikes, the broader Lefkes and Marpissa valley has it all; island nature at its purest, countryside beauty of old and traditional village charm- even a beach-ending walk!
Level: Easy

Staring at the sea on Kastellovouni hill, Angeria

The Southern Tip Hike (Angeria-Kastelovouni-Trypiti-Alyki)

A 12-km hike for seasoned walkers, traversing rugged coastline and pristine beaches, with just the right touch of hillside hiking. Variety of terrain, some unmarked rough footpaths, splendid sea (and sunset) views, great swimming in summertime! Longer, circular 14-km version also available.
Level: Demanding

Lupin fields en route to Thapsana, Paros island

The Parikia- Kakapetra- Thapsana- Marathi Hike

A distinctive inland hike through old, forgotten footpaths on hillsides and unspoilt rural landscapes, passing by Thapsana Monastery and the valley of Vounia and ending with an exploration of the ancient marble quarries’ site in Marathi. Includes a visit to the 16th c. Aghios Minas monastery – can be extended to a 6h circular tour.Level: Moderate

Pera Panagia chapel, Vounia

The Lefkes- Pigados- Ancient Quarries Hike

A 10/13 km walk on the hills, from medieval capital Lefkes to the ancient marble quarries at Marathi and the monastery of Agios Minas. Inland & sea views on age-old footpaths in the heart of Paros, exploring nature, tradition and history. Can be extended on Byzantine footpath back to Lefkes (circular route). Duration 3.5/4.5h, some easy caving included.
Level: Moderate

NE coast & Naxos from Vounala, off Lefkes

The Lefkes- Agrilies- Aghios Nikolaos Langadas- Dryos Hike

A 10km, 4h- long hike, from medieval capital Lefkes to the quiet seaside village of Dryos after traversing the highlands and valleys of central and SE Paros, offering some of the prettiest mountain landscapes on the island and sweeping views. Mixed terrain, incl. the most well-preserved and picturesque stone-paved trail on the island in the valley of Langada. With a great “Taste of Paros” picnic with local food & wine in the shade of old olive trees!
Level: Moderate

North view on Raches hill, north of Kostos village

The Aghia Pakou- Matzoro- Kantnelia Circular Hike

An easy to moderate difficulty, circular hike in little-visited, beautiful countryside in the heart of Paros, along dirt tracks, shepherds’ trails and forgotten stone-paved footpaths, with great panoramic views to the bay of Naoussa, the east coast and over the sea from NW to SE to boot! 12 km and 4 h on a variety of terrain and landscape, including some hill climbing.
Level: Moderate

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