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
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
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
An educational programme aimed at offering children 3-12 years old the possibility of learning English fluently in a creative and entertaining way. Activities include: sports, cooking, arts, gardening, storytelling, games, computers, science, electronic gym. Arrange to suit: by the day, week or month
+30 22840 22850 | +30 6974 396483 | Parikia, Livadia, Synikismos
Operating since 1990, Kokou offers horse riding lessons for children & adults and organized horseback tours in the countryside for experts & beginners. Recommended by major travel guides. Transport available.
+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
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
Tao’s is a retreat & meditation center, over-looking a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea and the neighbouring islands.
Tao’s activities include Zen studies with Zen Master Nissim Amon, Yoga lessons, Tai-Chi classes with Spiros Peristeris, daily meditations, massages, personal treatments and wide range of seminars.
The Center runs an Asian restaurant & lounge cafe.
+30 22840 28882 | Ambelas, Countryside
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
Reflexology and Reiki, by Swiss professional practitioner with experience and excellent references. Offers individual treatments. Appointments are possible at your place or at my workspace just outside Parikia.
+30 22840 23368 | +30 6942 771779 | Parikia, Elitas
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 23259 | +30 6936 503236, 6942 582269 | Parikia, Agia Irini
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
Paros Yoga Shala in Naoussa by International Yoga teacher Irana Ji An offers an experiential approach to yoga as conscious evolution. Hosting visiting teachers and offering a wide range of yoga styles, practices and workshops. Hall available for rent.
+30 6937 375694 | Naoussa, Peripheral Road
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
Run by the Paros Nautical Association, well-known for its award-winning athletes, the Sailing School offers private and group lessons for kids and adults in Optimists, Laser, Topaz and Solution boats as well as Open Sea Sailing courses. Custom-made courses available. Also offers professional swimming lessons for children.
+30 22840 21800 | Parikia, Livadia, Beach
Ballet classes - beginner to pre-professional with Royal Academy of Dance system. Also modern dance & fitness classes for kids & adults.
The dance hall is available for rent to dance groups & teachers for seminars. • The school runs a special Summer Fun Daycare programme for kids 3-10 years old, with educational & fun activities in Greek! Daycare is offered for 1 day up to 6 six weeks. SPECIAL DAYCARE PACKAGE PRICE: €200 for the 6 weeks programme.
+30 22840 22816 (weekdays, 17:00-21:00) | Parikia, Sinikismos
Paros Park is a 800.000m² (200 acres) protected seaside area, with a big historical importance, offering various environmental & cultural activities, like: a long network walking trails, an open-air theatre and cinema, various beaches, historical sites (a 100-year old lighthouse, a medieval monastery), 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)