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Church of Ekatontapliani
("Our Lady of a Hundred Doors") in Parikia
just 200 m from the port
The most imposing church in the Cyclades and one
of the most important in Greece, approx. 1.600
years old. On the 15th of August its nameday (a
public holiday) is celebrated with a lot of festivities.
Actually they are three churches in one, and legends
rank about the fact that only 99 doors have been
counted. Archaeological Museum
in Parikia, just behind the Church of Ekatontapliani
A fragment of the 3rd-century Parian Chronicle
is the most important exhibit - next to many other
Ancient Cemetery in Parikia,
approx. 400 m from the port heading left of approx.
700 BC Venetian "Kastro"
in the old quarter and at the highest point of
Parikia from the 13th century
Ancient Wall just beneath the Kastro (Parikia)
Marble Quarries at "Marathi" on the
way to Lefkes Abandoned but interesting to visit.
This is where the marble came from in the ancient
times that was considered the world's best.
Venetian Castle in the little harbour of Naoussa.
Churches in Naoussa
Several important churches of ~ 15th century in
Naoussa, including Catholic Church. Agias Trias
in Lefkes. Museum of Popular Civilisation
An amphitheatre in Lefkes,
plus an interesting library.
Butterfly Valley approx. 8 km south of Parikia
A little green oasis full of "butterflies"
(actually moths, but nevertheless impressive &
colourful). Only open a few hours as it is on
private ground. You can take a donkey ride to
get there from the main road.Folkloric Museum
close to the airport nearby Aliki.
Cave of Antiparos with stalactites and stalagmites,
very steep and impressive, up on the mountain
of Antiparos. Takes a ride by bus or car/motorbike
or donkey. Careful on hot days as the busses can
let you wait and there are no toilets nearby (although
you can buy beverages there)!
Monastiri Beach (Naoussa) nice for people who
like to walk!
- Monastery of Longovardas (1638), forbidden for
- Monastery of Christ Dasous with the tomb of
- Monastery of St. Mary Thapsanon from 1935, built
on ruins of 17th century monastery
- Monastery of St. Antonios
27th April Orthodox Easter 2008
09th June Ascension Day Piso Livadi
19th June Day of the Holy Spirit Lefkes
17th July Feast of Agia Marina Antiparos
27th July Feast of Agios Pandeleimon Antiparos
06th August Feast of Saviour's Metamorphosis
15th August Feast of Panagia Ekatontapliani
(Assumption Day) Parikia
23rd August Nine Days of Virgin Mary Naoussa
29th August Feast of Agios Ioannis Naoussa &
08th September Feast of Panagia Feneromeni Antiparos
14th September Ypsosi tou Timiou Staurou Aliki
All festivals are celebrated the traditional
Greek way and are an exceptional experience.
They usually include dances, local wine, parades,
There are many nice beaches
around the island, the most famous are:
Klimbithres in Naousa area.
Santa Maria in Naousa area
Logaras in our area
Punda Beach in our area
Golden Beach our area
Faragas in Aliki area
Molos Beach in our area
Here are some more quiet beaches:
Kalogeros in our area,
Mesada in our area
Lolantonis in Drios area
Glyfa in Drios area