Big Blue Weddings - Weddings in Paros
Paros is situated in the center of the Cycladic Islands and is very famous for its golden sandy beaches, its crystal clear waters, the quality of services and its nightlife.
Nevertheless, these are not the only elements that make Paros special. The island’s strong cultural heritage, the secret beaches and the authentic local delicacies are some of the elements that make even the most demanding traveler return to Paros again and again.
The island was named after the leader of the ancient Arcadians, “Paros”, whilst during ancient times the island was one the most important centers of Cycladic civilization. The island was also known for its marble!
Today, Paros is an island of 186 sq. klm, one of the biggest and most fertile of the Cycladic islands. The capital and port is named Parikia, which one of the most important spots of the island.
Sun-drenched beaches, like Chrissí Aktí, Santa Maria and Poúnda, welcome sun-loving visitors who want to enjoy the crystal clear sea, the sun or even their favourite water sports! Every year Chrissí Aktí is the venue for the Windsurfing World Championship. On the sea bed at Alykí beach, to the southwest, you can explore the ruins of an ancient town!
Paros has almost everything that a holidaymaker to a Greek island expects. For instance, a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with intensive nightlife combined with ancient monuments, monasteries, churches and, most of all, wonderful sandy beaches. There are also many areas which maintain a tranquil and traditional pace of life, together with all of the above, Paros has it all.