Except the sandy beach of Ag. Anargyri that lies almost next to you, do explore and swim in the crystal clear waters of … “Piperi”: the favourite beach of the locals, roughly 250 m. from Naoussa’s fishing port.
“Kolybithres” : a unique sandy beach in the west part of the bay of Naoussa, surrounded by amazing granite rocks that, because of the rot, have been formed in different shapes and create natural hollows full of sea water. They look like really fonts (kolybithres in greek)!
“Monastiri”: a nice little bay protected from the wind, with shallow waters west of Naoussa bay. Monastiri is a protected environmental and cultural park where you can walk on its hills through the paths that are made for walkers and visit the gorgeous lighthouse on the rocks. There is a restaurant and bar and you can also join the watersports on the beach.
“Lageri”: a beautiful quiet beach with thin sand and hills made of sand, northeast of Naoussa.
“Abelas”: small, wind-protected, sandy beach, in the homonymous fishing village with several seaside taverns.
“Santa Maria”: Cosmopolitan beach, east of Naoussa, with a beach bar, restaurants and lots of sea-sports like windsurfing, scuba diving, beach volley and many more!
Must see places … in Naoussa…
- the acropolis of Koukounaries
- the ancient tower
- the church of Aghios Athanasios (Saint Athanasios and its byzantine museum
- the orthodox church of Aghios Georgios (Saint Georgios) (14th and 5th century accordingly
- the catholic church
- the island of Ikonomou
- and if you enjoy walking, do visit the lighthouse behind Monastiri beach.
In Parikia, island’s capital…
- the Byzantine church of Ekatontapyliani and its Byzantine museum
- the archaeological museum
- the ancient cemetery (700 BC)
- the Venetian castle,
- the house of Manto Mavrogenous, a greek heroin fought against the Othman empire during the revolution of 1821
…generally in Paros…
The ancient marble quarries, on the road that connects Parikia town with Lefkes village
The folklore and folk arts museums in Lefkes village
The Byzantine path that connects Lefkes with the village of Prodromos (ideal for walkers)
…and if you still have time, get on a ferryboat and visit Antiparos and its famous cavern!