Information about Paros
Paros is a picturesque island which manages to retain its warm and traditional character even tough its cosmopolitan atmosphere attracts large number of tourists every year. The narrow winding alleys, the arches, the small charming port of Naoussa, the majestic beaches and the interesting variety of entertainment opportunities guarantee truly unforgettable vacations. Paros is well known for the production of its unique white marble, from which numerous Antiquity sculptures, such as the Aphrodite of Milos and the Hermes of Praxiteles, were sculpted, as well as for its strong winds, which have rendered the island a favorite windsurfing center. Its population runs at about 13.000 inhabitants, while its ground covers 195 sq.km.