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Greek islands paros


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Greek islands paros

  1. 1. Greek Islands Paros Nena Giaitzopoulou, Martha Zergioti and Maria Kazara
  2. 2. Information Paros is a Greek island in the central Aegean Sea. It belongs to the Cyclades island group. Paros has recently become a popular tourist destination.
  3. 3. History The story that Paros of Parrhasia colonized the island with Arcadians is an etymological fiction of the type that abounds in Greek legend. The island later received from Athens a colony of Ionians under whom it attained a high degree of prosperity. It sent out colonies to Thasos and Parium on the Hellespont. In the former colony, which was planted in the 15th or 18th Olympiad, the poet Archilochus, a native of Paros, is said to have taken part. As late as 385 BC the Parians, in conjunction with Dionysius of Syracuse, founded a colony on the Illyrian island of Pharos .
  4. 4. 1. Beaches Paros is blessed with many beaches offering golden sand and various settings that cover all the range of beach goers, from intimate coves to party beaches for the young and adventurous. Its crystal clear waters are etched in the memories of its visitors enriching their winters.
  5. 5. 2.Windsurfing Windsurfing in Paros is one of the greatest attractions for its visitors. The northerly winds blowing in the summer months on the aegean sea, known as Meltemi, attract thousands of fans of the sport.
  6. 6. 3. Kitesurfing The relatively new sport of kitesurfing has been from its inception part of the island. As a result, the world cup is held here regularly while there are some world-renowned kitesurfing conditions and schools at Pounda beach, opposite of Antiparos island.
  7. 7. 4. Watersports Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, tubes, flying fish and other water sports where a ski-boat tows the adventurous visitors of Paros island are available at the beaches of Kolymbithres, Monastiri, Santa Maria, Farangas among others. Dining : The food on the island provides many lasting memories and brings visitors back to the island year after year.
  8. 8. As you see, Paros is a great Island. One of the most beautiful Islands is waiting for you. Enjoy your trip!