The Environmental and Cultural Park of Paros
A pionner park for it's kind in Cyclades, in the island of Paros
A park in Paros addressed to lovers of nature and culture. Worth a visit!
The Environmental – Cultural Park of Paros has been created at the bay, where the monastery of Saint John Detis is located. It is a thematic park, which is located on a peninsula of 800 square kilometers in area, with a special geological and historical interest.
This park is a pioneer in its kind in Cyclades, which relies mainly on volunteers and organizes all kinds of events every year.
More particularly, in the park you can enjoy the beauty and the peace of Paros’ nature, taking a walk around the paths of the area all year round, in every season.
You can watch various shows at the park's amphitheatre, with the moonrise in the background or concerts, book presentations etc., which are organized during the summer.
Here, you can also swim in the blue-green waters of the four beautiful bays of the Park. One of the four beaches is equipped with sunbeds and parasols, while the other three are "free".
At the canteen you can enjoy your coffee, juices & various snacks. After your swim, you can taste Mediterranean dishes in the restaurant by looking at the moon and the sea.
There is a school of water sports and sea games for adventure enthusiasts.
In this area you will also find the post-Byzantine monastery of Saint John, Russian installations of the Orlov events and the big shipyard of the 20th century.
The Environmental and Cultural Park of Paros implements a program of green development projects and activities, for the protection and promotion of the area’s culture and nature.
An annual Festival is also held in the Park from June to October, with many quality music, theatre, dance and speech events as well as environmental and athletic activities.
The Park belongs to the Municipality of Paros and it is administrated by the Municipal Limited Company and it is based on donations and volunteers.