Antiparos is a small island of Cyclades, located just next to Paros island. This is a nice destination for a day excursion from Paros or even many days of relaxing beach holiday. The most popular activity in Antiparos island is swimming: many sandy beaches with crystal water are found in close distance to Chora, even in a walking distance. Nudism and camping are particularly popular on these beaches. Chora, the capital and only village of Antiparos Greece, has traditional Cycladic architecture with narrow paved streets, whitewashed houses and lovely blue-domed churches. On the southern side, there is an impressive cave with stalactites and stalagmites.
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Travel guide to Antiparos, Greece
Antiparos is a small island of Cyclades, famous for its relaxing atmosphere and the secluded beaches. It can be visited for holidays or as a day trip from Paros.
Have a look in our travel guide about Antiparos and check all the useful information on beaches to enjoy and things to see on the island. Also see photos, 360 pictures and maps to help you organize better your trip to Antiparos.
Things to see and do
The island of Antiparos is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Cyclades islands group. The island can be easily visited by boat from Paros island.
Antiparos island is known for the amazing beache, peaceful environment and traditional restaurants. You can discover them either ob foot or by boat. The transparent, green and blue waters invite you for a swim any time of the day or night. There are trees on most of them offering their shade. The most popular are Glifa, Panagia, Psaraliki and the Camping Beach.
Antiparos island is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday. Visitors are attracted by Chora, the beautiful capital of the island, with the Venetian quarter of Kastro and the traditional architecture. Also pay a visit to the impressive Caves, on the southern side of the island.
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Antiparos is a popular camping destination in Cyclades. However, it also offers a great variety of hotels and studios to stay. Chora, the capital and only village of the island, has the best organized tourist facilities, with accommodation to suit every need, from luxurious beachside hotels to traditional studios and apartments. A number of small hotels and rooms to rent are also available in some popular beaches on the island, such as Glifa.
Highlights in Antiparos
Chora is the capital and only village in Antiparos. It distinguishes for the traditional architecture and the relaxing atmosphere.
Glifa is among the most popular beaches in Antiparos. All beaches on the island give a relaxing, secluded feeling.
On the southern side of the island, there is a lovely underground cave with stalactites and stalagmites. Outside this cave, there is a small white chapel.
Scuba diving is gradually developing in Antiparos, as the sea around the island has interesting reefs and ancient shipwrecks. A close diving spot is also the island of Despotiko.
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