…because its beaches are famous worldwide for the clean crystal clear sea, for the find sand, for the perfect organization, for the youthful character they have; because there are many of them and all are perfect.
…because Ekatontapyliani stands here for more than 17 centuries and waits for you to visit it and worship God at the same place where St. Helen did the same in 326, on her way to the Holy Land to find the Holy Cross.
…because the Valley of the Butterflies will show you another aspect of Greece: that of the resistance to the violent invasion of tourism and of the respect and care of the natural environment.
…because if you walk in the Byzantine footpath you will realize that hiking in Greece is worth as much as swimming in the sea and you will find that in a one hour and a half you will feel all the strength of nature and the emotion of communicating with people in the old, but so human and effective, ways.
…because since 1990 that the Professional Windsurfing World Cup was organized for the first time, it keeps returning here and taking place every year more successfully.
…because the small scenic villages of the inland and the small scenic ports will bring you in another epoch, which is forgotten and remote for others, but for the locals is their every day life.
…because you will see the quarry from which it was extracted the block of marble that became the Aphrodite of Melos, the Hermes of Praxiteles and the Nike of Samothrace.
…because the history of the island goes back not to the centuries, but to the millennia; and this fact makes its residents insistent, consistent and optimist for the future.
because it was here, within a cave that Archilochos, the famous lyric poet of antiquity hunted up his inspiration; and, who knows, it is possible that this inspiration is also transmitted to you and stimulate you to write poems, paint landscapes, take photos.
...because it offers facilities that will make your life easier, facilities for amusement for relaxing, for sightseeing; in one word for fascinating and unforgettable holidays.
...because at the scenic seafront taverns of the island you will taste the dainty morsels, the local gorgeous dishes, the famous cheese and wine Paros.