Moderate level

Hike & Sail on the Southern Coast

Hike & Sail on the Southern Coast

An island hiking experience on rough trails along the rugged & scenic southern coastline of Paros – with a swim and a picnic in a secret cove… plus a boat return on traditional ‘caique’ for sea views from another perspective!
Level: Moderate

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 Paros town 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

In the Valleys of Lefkes & Marpissa: 3 Hikes

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

On the rugged, lace-like NW coastline of Antiparos

The Antiparos North Coast Hike

A circular, challenging 11km hike around the wild and beautiful northern coast of Antiparos, starting from the town and going by secluded beaches and rugged hillsides with magnificent N- W- NW sea views. Forgotten footpaths, dirt roads, sand… and sea! Great sunset views too!
Level: Moderate

En route to Monastiria bay, Antiparos island

The Aghios Georgios- Profitis Ilias- Monastiria Hike

A 13 km circular hike in wild south-western Antiparos, starting from Aghios Georgios village, going up the hills to the chapel of Profitis Ilias (301 m), down to secluded Monastiria beach on mountain ridge footpaths, and back through the rugged Latomia area. Beautiful landscapes & beaches, amazing mountain & sea views, forgotten shepherds’ trails. Great sunset!
Level: Moderate

Lupin fields en route to Thapsana, Paros island

The Paros Town- Kakapetra- Thapsana- Marathi Hike

A distinctive inland hike from Parikia mostly on old, forgotten hillside footpaths, passing by unspoilt rural landscapes en route to Thapsana Monastery on the mountains before descending to the valley of Vounia and Marathi. Includes an exploration of the ancient marble quarries’ site and 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

10 km along the valleys & 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, +4km). Duration 4h/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

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