You can start the virtual stroll at the place of your choice by selecting a key location from the list below.
Aghios Konstantinos (1)
We arrive on the esplanade of Church Aghios Konstantinos, one of the most romantic places of Parikia, where you will admire spectacular sunsets.
Aghios Konstantinos (2)
The churches of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou, located side by side, are built on the ruins of an ancient temple. They dominate the sea and are one of the most popular places to watch the sunset.
Aghios Konstantinos Alley
This lane goes around the churches by the back of the esplanade and reaches the corner of Evagelismos tis Theotokou. Enjoy getting lost in the labyrinth!
Agios Antonios Catholic Church
Agios Antonios, built in 1680, is the only Catholic church in Parikia.
Alley to Archaeological Museum
Along the walkway to the Archaeological Museum, the basilica shows an unusual angle, our virtual stroll goes around, through the entrance to the museum and the pine forest.
Archaeological Museum
The virtual stroll passes in front of the entrance of the Archaeological Museum before entering the pine tree forest to go around the basilica.
Arkesilaou Alley
Further, this small street makes a curve and leads to the Frankish Castle but, climbing the alley immediately on the left, you arrive at Church Evagelismos tis Theotokou and on the esplanade where you will watch amazing sunsets.
Basilica of Panaghia Ekatontapyliani
Largest Paleochristian sanctuary of the Cyclades, the basilica was built during the 6th century AD and its chapel Saint-Nicolas and its baptistery date back to the 4th century.
Between castle and esplanade
From the ruins of the Frankish Castle, the virtual stroll will now reach the romantic esplanade where stand the churches of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou.
Between sea front and old town
Various alleys connect the seafront to the old town passing over the hill where the famous churches of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou stand.
Bus Station
Many bus lines serve the island to all directions. You can find all schedules on the ktelparou.gr website.
Esplanade of Panaghia Ekatontapyliani
Largest Paleochristian sanctuary of the Cyclades, the basilica was built during the 6th century AD and its chapel Saint-Nicolas and its baptistery date back to the 4th century.
Evagelismos tis Theotokou (1)
The virtual walk now get around church Evagelismos tis Theotokou and, just a few meters further, you can either return to the Frankish Castle, or go down to the seaside.
Evagelismos tis Theotokou (2)
The churches of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou are of course one of the most visited and photographed places in Parikia. They deserve it!
Frankish Castle (1)
Our virtual stroll now makes a small detour through the labyrinth of alleys surrounding the ruins of the Frankish Castle and the very old churches built on the hill overlooking the western waterfront.
Frankish Castle (2)
A strange vision at the turn of the alleys of old Parikia: the remains of a tower built in the Middle Ages with materials looted in ancient ruins.
Frankish Castle (3)
Going around the ruins of the Frankish Castle by one or another lane, you can walk to one of the most romantic places of Parikia, the esplanade where stand the churches of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou.
Free Public Parking
This parking lot is the closest to the center of Parikia. Almost impossible to find a place there in high season but the rest of the year you may find a spot.
Kondyli Street (1)
Kondyli Street runs alongside one of Parikia's free public car parks, the closest to the city center.
Kondyli Street (2)
Kondyli Street runs alongside one of Parikia's free public car parks, the closest to the city center. Here it passes in front of the Heart of Paros studios and apartments, an accommodation we recommend.
Kortianou Street (1)
Between Kortianou Street and the western seafront stands the oldest part of Parikia, with its Frankish Castle and its ancient churches. The lane that goes up there is just on your right.
Kortianou Street (2)
Our virtual stroll continues towards the south, parallel to the seafront. Countless shops line up all along the pedestrian alley.
Kritikos Street (1)
Kritikos Street leads to one of the free public parking lots in Parikia, the closest to the city center. It passes here in front of Saint Anthony Catholic Church.
Kritikos Street (2)
Kritikos Street leads to one of the free public parking lots in Parikia, the closest to the city center.
Market Street (1)
Our virtual stroll goes now along Market Street, the famous alley that crosses the old town of Parikia, lined with shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. The most lively place in the capital of Paros, beyond the seafront!
Market Street (2)
Numerous small, dark and ancient churches open all along Market Street.
Market Street (3)
Day and night, Market Street attracts the crowd. If you want to take a leisurely stroll, go early in the morning, late in the evening... or out of the high season!
Market Street (4)
We shall now reach one of the most popular and picturesque places in Parikia, which is like a lively islet in the middle of Market Street. Under this small platform passes Rema Floga, a dry creek that you can follow towards Mavrogenous Square and the harbor. Passing under a very low arch, you can follow Rema Floga's bed towards one of the large public car parks.
Market Street (5)
On arriving at this small square, you can take a break on the Café Distrato terrace. Unfortunately, the small eponymous shop (here to the left) doesn't exist anymore.
Market Street (6)
In the heart of Market Street, a small shaded plaza invites you to take a break for a refreshment or a bite, for example at the friendly Distrato Café.
Market Street (7)
Throughout Market Street you will find countless cafes, restaurants and shops. In high season, if you want to escape from the crowd, go for a walk early in the morning...
Market Street (8)
A vaulted passage leads to Cuore Rosso, an excellent pizzeria hidden in a nearby alley. A small corner of Italy in the heart of Parikia, offering delicious pizzas in wood oven, with 100% Italian ingredients!
Market Street (9)
The virtual stroll will now turn left and follow Kortianou Street, which is roughly parallel to the western seafront of Parikia.
Mavrogenous Square
This large square is set back from the port. From here you can go to Market Street following Rema Floga, the bed of a stream that only flows a few days a year, in case of very heavy rains. There you will find Loukis Rental, where you can rent any type of vehicle with confidence.
Old church
Numerous small, dark and ancient churches open all along Market Street.
Old church
Numerous small, dark and ancient churches open all along Market Street.
Port of Parikia
Paros welcomes you with its famous windmill. On the left, the stroll follows the seaside to the marina and the beach of Livadia. On the right, it takes you to another beach and other windmills.
Promenade to Basilica (1)
To make you discover the heart of the village and its old town, the virtual stroll takes you now towards the emblematic church of Parikia, the impressive Panaghia Ekatontapyliani basilica.
Promenade to Basilica (2)
The virtual walk continues to the Basilica and Market Street, the most lively alley of Parikia. You will soon arrive in the heart of the village and get lost in its labyrinth of narrow streets...
Promenade to Basilica (3)
We arrive now at Panaghia Ekatontapyliani Basilica, which is bordered on two sides by a large pine tree forest. A small detour of the virtual stroll allows you to cross the forest and go around the basilica.
Promenade to Basilica (4)
The virtual stroll passes here in front of the entrance to the basilica. Do not hesitate to enter before continuing the walk, the visit is really worth it!
Promenade to Basilica (5)
From here, the virtual stroll goes either to the Archaeological Museum and around the basilica through the pine tree forest, or to the old town along Market Street, the most lively alley of Parikia.
Promenade to Kato Gyalos (1)
Just past the taxi rank, across the road you will find the bus station.
Promenade to Kato Gyalos (2)
Here we pass Nemobar, one of the friendliest bars in Parikia, with a unique decor and a great atmosphere. Our favourite place for aperitif!
Promenade to Kato Gyalos (3)
All along the sea front facing west, you will find countless cafes, restaurants, bars and taverns, often with a terrace at the edge of the water.
Promenade to Kato Gyalos (4)
On the waterfront, many passages lead to the old town. Here, stairs go up directly to the esplanade of churches Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou, an ideal place to watch the sunset.
Promenade to Kato Gyalos (5)
Just after the palm trees dominated by church Aghios Konstantinos, stairs allow to climb on the esplanade and go for a walk in the old town.
Promenade to Livadia (1)
Where do you want to go? To the marina and Livadia Beach following the waterfront? To the basilica, Market Street and the old town crossing the road? Make your choice!
Promenade to Livadia (2)
Our virtual stroll goes along the seafront towards Livadia Beach. The perpendicular street arriving here passes in front of the small health center and leads to the main road, right next to the basilica.
Rema Floga (1)
A strange street name: Rema Floga means "Stream of Flame". It is in fact the bed of a brook that flows only when there are heavy rains... that is very rarely! The street connects the ring road to Mavrogenous Square (behind the port).
Rema Floga (2)
A strange street name: Rema Floga means "Stream of Flame". It is in fact the bed of a brook that flows only when there are heavy rains... that is very rarely! The street connects the ring road to Mavrogenous Square (behind the port).
Rema Floga (3)
A strange street name: Rema Floga means "Stream of Flame". It is in fact the bed of a brook that flows only when there are heavy rains... that is very rarely! The street connects the ring road to Mavrogenous Square (behind the port).
Rema Floga (4)
We are here just downstream from where the "stream" passes below Market Street. You can see steps leading up to the street. Go up then step down under a low arch to follow Rema Floga further towards the parking.
Rema Floga (5)
We are here just upstream from where the "stream" passes below Market Street. On the left you can see the few steps leading up to the street. If you are taller than 5ft, lower your head in this passage.
Rema Floga (6)
A strange street name: Rema Floga means "Stream of Flame". It is in fact the bed of a brook that flows only when there are heavy rains... that is very rarely! The street connects the ring road to Mavrogenous Square (behind the port).
Rema Floga (7)
A strange street name: Rema Floga means "Stream of Flame". It is in fact the bed of a brook that flows only when there are heavy rains... that is very rarely! The street connects the ring road to Mavrogenous Square (behind the port).
Stairway to Aghios Konstantinos
This stairs ramp climbs directly to the esplanade of Aghios Konstantinos and Evagelismos tis Theotokou, one of the most spectacular places to watch the sunset.
Street to Main Square
We are here near the port, facing a small street leading to Mavrogenous Square. On one side we go towards the bus stop and Kato Gyalos Beach, on the other we go towards Livadia Beach.
Taxi Station
The stroll to Kato Gyalos passes in front of the taxi rank, nearby the pier. A little further, on the other side of the road, you will find the bus station.
The pine forest (1)
The virtual stroll makes a small detour across the pine forest which is right next to the basilica. It runs along the wall and then goes towards the archaeological museum located behind the basilica.
The pine forest (2)
The virtual stroll goes out of the pine forest and arrives at the Archaeological Museum. It will head now towards Market Street and the old town, showing you the basilica from an unusual angle.
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