Level: Moderate

Moderate level

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 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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