Tours with focus on history
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
An 11.5/13.5 km circular hike from Livadia beach in Parikia to rural Marathi, including a visit to the ancient marble quarries and the 17th c, Aghios Minas monastery. We walk on part of the old Byzantine Way to Lefkes, old footpaths and gravel roads, enjoying marvelous views to the bay of Parikia and Paros inland.
An 11 km hike with a touch of hiking, going along the bay of Kolimbithres, into the Aghios Ioannis Detis environmental park and Cape Korakas. A Mycenean fort, unique rock formations, beaches and great views to the bay of Naoussa and the whole of the island’s northern coast.