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
Tagged: Countryside views
A relatively mild, coastal walk along lace-like coastline, all the way to Piso Livadhi… or up Kefalos Hill and down to quaint Marpissa! Idyllic sea and countryside views or breathtaking, 360° hilltop vistas of the surrounding islands and Paros inland!
Our exciting Donousa hiking trips, with ferry departures from/to Paros (3h) or Peireaus, comprising two or three-day tour combos, with accommodation in double rooms or tents. Unique walking adventures, superb landscapes and amazing waters… Experience pure Donousa magic!
Level: ModerateLevel: Demanding
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.
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!
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.
A 14-16 km sporty hike, starting from Angeria in the south, gently passing by Aneratza valley up to the chapel of Ai Giorgis sta Dhamalia, ascends Mt. Stroumboulas (724 m.) and goes down to quaint Lefkes. Mixed, rough terrain, including rugged footpaths and shepherds trails. Demanding, duration 5.5.-6 h, hiking shoes required.