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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

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Naoussa, Lefkes & the Byzantine Way

Trip-fulls of Paros essence: A choice of 3 ‘Drive & Walks’ to combine guided visits to coastal Naoussa town or the hillside villages of Lefkes & Prodromos with their maze-like alleys & traditional houses,...

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

Photowalks

A Paros Hikes original: Easy, 2.5-4h walks on selected, ‘photogenic’ locations of Paros island, focusing more on the joy & art of taking pictures and sightseeing… than the actual walking !
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

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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