Prodromos Paros: South-east of Parikia and 7 kilometers south of Naoussa lies the picturesque small village of Prodromos. It is built in the traditional Cycladic way, full of whitewashed cube houses, tiny white chapels and beautiful churches.
The name was given to the village after the 17th-century church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos, the interior of which is entirely decorated with beautiful icons.
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To enter the village, guests have to pass under an arch with a bell tower and a vaulted roof. Apart from being impressive, the arch prevents cars from entering the settlement. Arches are a common feature of the village's houses, which are whitewashed and attached to one another.
Prodromos is connected with the quaint village of Lefkes via a thousand-year-old path, that passes through vineyards and olive groves. The duration of the hike is around an hour and a half.
Lastly, the village lies close to several beautiful beaches, including Molos and Kalogeros.
There are many different ways to get to Prodromos from any location on the island. Airport to Prodromos: 21.5 km / 13.4 miles | Port to Prodromos: 14.5 km / 9 miles | Parikia to Prodromos: 14.5 km / 9 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus, or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport, or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4540 556, 0030 694 4668 331, 0030 699 9450 800, or booking your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere's the option of renting a car and picking it up directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Using a rental car allows visitors to discover Prodromos and many other places of interest at their own pace.
Public transport: The central bus station of the island is located at the main Port of Paros (Parikia). There are several buses from Parikia to Prodromos during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. From Paros Airport to Prodromos: There’s a bus station outside the airport building. The buses that depart from there take visitors to the main bus station in Parikia Village. From Parikia, visitors should take another bus to reach Prodromos. From Paros Port to Prodromos: The central bus station is located at the main Port of Paros (Parikia). From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry should take a bus to reach Prodromos. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop at every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination in advance.