Category: Paros Hikes & Walks

Hikes & Walks on Paros

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

Voutakos beach view

The Southern Comfort Hike

A relaxed 7 km circular coastal walk for perfect sea views, dips in some of the island’s finest beaches, with an unforgettable ‘Taste of Paros’ picnic and return by bus to Alyki for more options… Great as a morning or sunset hike!
Level: Easy

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

Drawing on ancient marble quarry walls, Paros

The Ancient Quarries & Aghios Minas Monastery Hike

A 6-km circular hike in rural Marathi, including visits to the site of the Paros ancient marble quarries and the 17th c. fortified Aghios Minas monastery. Countryside walking and easy caving exploration in the Caves of the Nymphs & Pan, in search of ancient mining remains… and a last vein of the famous translucent ‘Parian Stone’ .
Level: Easy

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

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