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Paros is a Greek island, part of the Cyclades group of islands and located in the central Aegean Sea. It's just 8 kilometres west of Naxos and a popular tourist destinations in summer. Roughly 13,000 people live on a surfact of about 65 square kilometres.
Paros, like most of the region, has a great Mediterranean climate with warm, dry and sunny summers and mild but wet winters. Summer lasts from June to September with mostly daytime temperatures between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius and well above 20 degrees at night. Winters from December to February are mostly around 15 degrees Celsius during the day and about 10 degrees at night. Most rain falls in this period, especially in December and January.
There are around six boats daily to Piraeus (five hours) and Naxos (one hour), and three daily to Ios (2½ hours) and Santorini (three to four hours). There are daily services to Mykonos (1¾ hours), Syros (1½ hours), Tinos (2½ hours) and Amorgos (three to 4½ hours). Six weekly go to Koufonisia (4½ hours); three weekly go to Sikinos (three to four hours) and Anafi (six hours), and four weekly go to Astypalea in the Dodecanese (six hours).
There are three ferries weekly to Folegandros (5¾ hours). There are two ferries weekly to Serifos (2½ hours), Sifnos (two hours), Milos (six hours), Kimolos (seven hours), Schinousa (2¼ hours) and Donousa (two to four hours).
There is one boat weekly to Thessaloniki (15 to 16 hours), Crete (seven to eight hours), Skiathos (10 hours), Rhodes (12 to 15 hours) and Kalymnos (8¾ hours).
Check the Greek Travel Pages for an impression about companies, schedules and prices, as the choice is very wide. Or check the Greek Ferries website or another one about Ferries between islands in Greece.
There are also more expenive fast boats and catamarans:
There are three services daily to Piraeus (2½ hours) and one a day to Rafina (2½ hours). There are also at least two daily to Naxos (30 minutes), Tinos (1¼ hours), Syros (45 minutes), Mykonos (one hour), Ios (1½ hours), Santorini (2¼ hours) and Amorgos (1½ to two hours). There is also one service daily to Heraklion on Crete (four hours), and to Folegandros (three hours and 50 minutes).
|Ampeli Studios||Paros island||Apartment||79|
|Apartments Diamando||Paros Parikia||Apartment||-|
|Camping Naoussa||Naoussa Paros||Campsite||73|
|Dilion Hotel||Parikia 84400 Parikia||Hotel||87|
|Elisabeth Pension||Parikia Paros Island||Guesthouse||-|
|Hotel Corali||Piso Livadi||Hotel||88|
|Hotel Festos||Opposite Ekatontapiliani Church||Hotel||89|
|Hotel Frangiscos Inn||Paros Island Livadia Parikia||Hotel||84|
|Hotel Paros||Parikia, Kyklades||Hotel||-|
|Joseph Apartments Parikia||Parikia||Apartment||87|
|Joseph Studios||Naoussa Paros Evrou 4 Keratsini Piraeus||Apartment||85|
|Malamas Apartments||Parikia Paros 844 00||Apartment||-|
|Pension Dimitris||Parikia Paros||Hotel||-|
|LA Selini||Paroikia Paros||Apartment||88|
|Surfing Beach||Santa Maria Naousa||Campsite||80|
|Villa Galini||Vounali 1150 Naoussa||Guesthouse||69|
|Young Inn Naoussa||P.O.Box 41 Paros||Hostel||75|
|Koula Camping||Paroikia Paros||Campsite||78|
|Boudari Hotel, Bungalows and Studios||Golden Beach Drios||Apartment||96|
|Captain Dounas Apartment Studios||Naousa||Apartment||91|
|Rafaella Studios 2||Livadia Beach||Apartment||-|
|Panorama Hotel Paros||Vagia Parikia||HOTEL||-|
|New Aegli Hotel||Askeli||Hotel||-|
|Manessi Hotel||Poros Poros Town||Hotel||-|
|Ragousis Apartaments||Paroikia Paros Livadia Road 84400||APARTMENT||-|
|Siroco's Rooms and Studios||Parikia Paros||APARTMENT||-|
|Diplos Studios||Parikia, Paros island||APARTMENT||-|
|Marisa Rooms||Livadia Parikia||GUESTHOUSE||89|
|Joseph Apartments||Evrou 4 Keratsini Piraues||Apartment||-|
|Free Sun Rooms and Apartments||Cicladi Logaras||APARTMENT||-|
|Anna Platanou||84 400 Parikia||HOTEL||-|
|Alkyon Hotel||Livadia, Parikia, 84400 Paros||HOTEL||-|
|Young Inn Parikia||P.O.Box 23065 Paros||HOSTEL||88|
|Aphrodite Hotel||Paros Aliki||HOTEL||-|
|Niki's Pension||Zoodocho Pigi Parikia||HOTEL||-|
|Jimmy's Hostel||Parikia Paros||HOSTEL||85|
|Kontaratos Studios & Apartments||Paroikia, Paros Cyclades Greece||APARTMENT||-|
|Paros Butterfly Villas||Petaloudes Butterfly Valley||APARTMENT||-|
|Holidays in Paros||Aliki||APARTMENT||-|
|Panos Studios||Main Street||Apartment||-|
|Minois Village - Parasporos||Parasporos||HOTEL||-|
|Grozos Rooms||Paroikia Leibadia||HOTEL||-|
|Down Under Budget Rooms & Studios||Kormo||Apartment||-|
|Villa Melina||Piso Livadi||APARTMENT||-|
|Galinos Hotel||Paroikia Cyclades||HOTEL||-|
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