HISA is an accredited study abroad program that offers full semester and year courses in the arts and humanities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Check out their website for the programs currently offered.
+30 6948 516797 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
Paros Park is a 800.000m² (200 acres) protected peninsula of natural and historical interest, offering various environmental & cultural activities such as: a long network walking trails, an open-air theatre and cinema, various beaches, historical sites (a 100-year old lighthouse, a medieval monastery), a museum, a beach bar/restaurant and a water ski school. Every summer, it runs an Arts Festival with various concerts and shows. The restaurant area is also available for social events hosting.
+30 22840 53573 | Naoussa,Ai Yiannis Detis (Monastiri)
The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts founded and established in Paros over 40 years ago continues its tradition in offering small-group intensive study in the fine arts. Study abroad programs for university students fall & spring. The center is housed in a restored Neoclassical building in the heart of the Old Town of Parikia, which also operates as an art gallery in the summer.
+30 22840 23287 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
A Retreat and Meditation Center dedicated to the practice of awareness, self-development and well being: daily activities (yoga, meditation, tai-chi etc), massages, workshops and a long-stay program. The Center also runs an original Bar-Restaurant, with the very best of Asian Cuisine, and a lounge Café, with free internet access, live music events and an outstanding view.
+30 22840 28882 | Near Naoussa, in the countryside of Ambelas
For the 20th year in a row, Oona Giesen offers 1 week intensive courses/yoga holidays during summer. Also regular winter yoga classes. Small groups of max. 10 persons, so everybody can be corrected. All levels, also beginners. Contact for schedule. Oona has more than 40 years of yoga & 20 years of teaching experience. Associated member of the Society of Yoga Teachers the Netherlands, member of the European Yoga Federation and the International Yoga Federation. • The studio is available for rent to other yoga teachers for own workshops.
+30 6979 351951 | Piso Aliki
Stretch Pilates studio offers Pilates classes either on the mat or the classic Pilates apparatus. It is the only fully equipped Pilates studio on the island and it follows the classical Pilates system. Furthermore you can experience beauty therapies like aromatherapy, treat yourself to a massage such as deep tissue massage or hot stones massage and finally you can do some waxing under the hands of our professional therapists.
+30 22840 55189 | Naoussa, Peripheral Road
Yoga classes with Sasy and summer retreats at Okreblue: a unique space on Paros set in a natural area by the beach with 2 outdoor yoga halls, a Healthy Meal restaurant and eco-friendly apartments. All-inclusive Yoga Holiday Packages offered. Yoga classes are offered March through November.
+30 22840 53249 | +30 6981 014300 (Sasy) & 6937 008677 (Angelos) | Santa Maria, Filizi Beach
Operating since 1990, Kokou offers horse riding for children & adults and organized horseback tours in the countryside for experts & beginners. Recommended by major travel guides. Transport available from Naoussa.
+30 22840 51818 | +30 6944 174998 | Ambelas
Horse riding activities for children and adults- lessons and trail rides. Also offers horse training, sales and trade and boarding facilities.
Families are welcome to visit Thanassis' place, get close to the animals (cows, sheep etc.) and experience farm life in a small village by the sea.
+30 22840 53403 | +30 6998 413813 | Ambelas
Paros Animal Welfare Society has been active on Paros Island since 1995 and became an official body in 1999. It remains the only organization involved with the welfare of animals under human care. PAWS aims to rehome unwanted dogs and help neighborhoods manage their stray cat communities. It also monitors and reports any animal abuse and recommends good practices.
+30 6975 060927 | Tripiti
Santorineos Travel offers a wide range of services including car rentals, ferry tickets, motor yachts chartering, excursions, VIP services and luggage deposit.
+30 22840 24245 | Parikia, Port
Tennis courses for children & adults, by the enthusiastic Paros Tennis Association. Professional training for beginners & more accomplished athletes. Also organizes open tennis championships throughout the year.
+30 22840 24280 | Parikia, Agia Irini
Painting, drawing and printmaking classes in week-long programs, designed to study practical elements of painting & drawing such as color theory and composition while helping students to develop a personal approach and expression.
+30 22840 25331 | Parikia, Old Town
Run by Naoussa Sailing Team, well-known for its award-winning athletes, the school offers private and group lessons for kids and adults in Optimists, Laser, Toper Omega and Skiff boats (29er & 49er). Custom-made courses available.
+30 6974 717978 | Naoussa, Kolimbithres
Fresh, hand-picked and brought to your door: herbs, wild weeds, wild fruits, capers, pickled vegetables, edible bulbs and anything else offered at the nature of Paros. Mr. Christos walks the mountains and the plains of island, picks its edible gifts, washes them and delivers or sends them to you - ready to eat!
+30 22840 23026 | N/A
The Paros Municipal Library offers a well-structured collection of Greek books and magazine subscriptions for kids and adults. Also available: some books & magazine titles in various languages. Internet access for members. Guided online searches in other libraries. The library holds the largest collection on books on the Cyclades. Also: an original collection of various videos and recordings on Paros & the Cyclades.
+30 22840 28233 | Parikia, Old Town
To the Garden is an ecological project designed and built upon applied principles of Permaculture and Sustainability. It offers a series of internships and workshops in a number of arts, crafts and practical skills and also provides idyllic retreat facilities for the Creative Artist, Writer or Scholar.
+30 22840 91524 | +30 6937 300243 | Aliki & Ageria, Kavaleto
The Folk Dance Group of Naoussa aims to preserve and transmit the local musical tradition. Offers year-long and short-term Greek dancing lessons for children and adults of all nationalities.
+30 22840 52971 | Naoussa
"Archilochos" is called the Cultural Association, founded in 1976 in Paros, where it exists till now.
+30 22840 22840 | Parikia, Marina
A non-profit organization which treats and rehabilitates wild birds and mammals. Also active in protecting natural wildlife habitats and in encouraging the protection of the fauna. Member of the European Wildlife Rehabilitation Association. The centre is in need of volunteers all year round and offers accommodation.
+30 22840 22931 | +30 6944 741616 | Kamares
Presenting more than a hundred and fifty dancers in nine groups, it offers a broad range of lessons mainly on folk Greek dance for all ages and throughout the year, in various villages. Also runs a theatre group and a music & movement group. Special group courses also on request.
+30 22840 52284 | Naoussa, Periferic, opposite Naoussa highschool
Kourseva is a Solidarity & Exchange Economy Network operating in Paros and Antiparos.
+30 6936 842488, +30 6997 116894 | N/A