Top things to do in Parikia

Top Choice Church in Parikia

Panagia Ekatontapyliani

The Panagia Ekatontapyliani, which dates from AD 326, is one of the finest churches in the Cyclades. The building is three distinct churches: Agios Nikolaos, the largest, with superb columns of Parian marble and a c…
Top Choice Seafood in Parikia

Trata Fish Taverna

A five-minute walk from the port, this family-run place has been going strong for two decades. You come here for one thing only: some of the best fish and seafood on Paros, from octopus stew and crispy fried prawns,…
Top Choice Museum in Parikia

Archaeological Museum

Fronted by four intricately carved stone sarcophagi, this museum harbours some important pieces, including a 5th-century BC Nike on the point of alighting and a 6th-century BC Gorgon, as well as the first known Gree…
Top Choice Cafe in Parikia

Cafe Distrato

Dine outside under a leafy canopy at this friendly place that will draw you back time and again. This casual all-day cafe exudes wholesomeness, and is attached to a shop selling local food products. The crowd-pleasi…
Top Choice Bar in Parikia

Bebop

Climb the steps up to this waterfront spot beneath the kastro with no shortage of outdoor areas, including a sunset-primed rooftop terrace. Go for one of many original cocktails such as Spicy Clown (bergamot liqueur…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Parikia

Sativa Music Bar

A bustling cafe and brunch spot by day, Sativa transforms into a popular cocktail bar by night, with the sultry Moroccan decor providing the ideal backdrop for imbibing original cocktails and twitching to live music…
Greek in Parikia

Ephessus

Sit in the beachfront, lantern-filled garden, then dig into a dish of Greek or Anatolian cuisine from Ephessus’ wood-fired oven, and you’ll understand why this restaurant is so popular. Try the manti (Anatolian ravi…
Greek in Parikia

Levantis

A vine-covered courtyard and whitewashed interior with splashes of modern art create a polished setting for some of the Cyclades’ finest contemporary Greek cuisine. Choose from inspired flavour combinations like chi…
Cafe in Parikia

Symposium

A gorgeous location under a massive bougainvillea tree adds to the delicious light meals, sophisticated atmosphere and tasteful jazz and classical music to make this a top place to hang out in Parikia. Head into the…
International in Parikia

Little Green Rocket

Fresh and fun waterfront restaurant-bar, with a short and sweet menu grabbing influences from all over (yakitori, curry, burritos), the resulting flavours being spot-on. It’s a good spot for a lazy drink too. Panos …