The villages of Paros stand out for their traditional atmosphere with the whitewashed houses, the paved streets, and the small churches. Parikia and Naoussa are the most tourist villages, but also beautiful are the villages on the island of Paros, such as Lefkes, Marpissa, and Prodromos.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Paros villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Paros.
Guide to 11 villages
Discover our guide to 11 Paros villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Paros. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Naoussa is the second most important village of Paros. Located on the southern side of the island, Naoussa is famous for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, the lovely beaches and its vivid nightlife.
Description: Parikia is the capital and the main port of Paros. It is lovely with the traditional architecture, the beautiful churches and the beaches in the surrounding area. The port of Parikia gets very busy in summer.
Description: Lefkes is a mountainous village in the centre of the island. One of the most beautiful villages in Cyclades, Lefkes has traditional architecture and it is surrounded by much greenery.
Description: Spread on the slopes of a hill, the houses of Marpissa amaze visitors with their traditional style. Many lovely chapels dot the landscape around Marpissa. This is one of the most beautiful villages on Paros.
Description: Aliki is a small tourist resort of the southern side of Paros, the closest to the airport. With nice tourist development and a small port, Aliki is one of the calmest places to stay in Paros.
Description: Prodromos is built in the traditional Cycladic style. It has beautiful whitewashed houses, tiny chapels and a green landscape.
Description: Piso Livadi is a popular tourist resort on the eastern side of the island, close to famous beaches, such as Golden beach, Pounta and Logaras. Many fishing boats moor in summer in the picturesque harbour of Piso Livadi.
Description: Drios is a seaside village with a small port where fishing boats moor. It gets popular in summer due to its location close to the popular beaches on Paros, such as Glyfa, Golden beach and New Golden beach.
Description: The architecture of Marmara is typical Cycladic and the dominant colors are blue and white. Within a short distance from the village, there is access to some nice beaches, like Piso Livadi, Tsoukalia and Glyfades.
Description: Kostos is a nice village on the way from Parikia to Lefkes. It is totally untouched from tourism and it is surrounded by barren landscape.
Description: Today it is a tiny village, but in the ancient times the famous marble quarries of Paros were located close to Marathi. These quarries can be seen today.