Paros Car Rental
Paros is a beautiful island in the heart of the Cyclades, the island group in the Aegean Sea consisting of 220 islands and islets. Paros is known for its Parian marble, Cycladic architecture, the Basilica of Panagia Ekatontapiliani, the fishing village of Naoussa, and its sandy beaches with azure waters. If you’re planning a trip to the Cyclades, you certainly can not miss discovering the unparalleled beauty of Paros.
The best time to visit Paros is from spring to autumn. If you want to experience Paros like a local and be away from the crowds, April, May, and late September are the best choices. If crowds don’t matter to you and you opt for vibrant nightlife, lots of watersports, and endless swimming and sunbathing, then June to August is the best season to visit Paros.
With 120 km of coastline, an easy road network, hilltop villages, and stunning landscapes, it makes sense to hire a car and make use of our unlimited kilometers in Paros. We offer many different types of vehicles, whether you’re looking for a family car or Jeep or for a smaller economical car. Try our top-rated service today and enjoy your holidays in Paros worry-free!
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Paros lies in the west of Naxos and it is smaller, so it’s easier to drive around the island and explore it. Paros is considered a more cosmopolitan and vibrant island than Naxos. There is always something for everyone in Paros. Boat tours, diverse beaches, watersports, sightseeing, off-the-beaten-path villages, fine traditional dining, clubbing, and nature activities.
If you’re in Paros with your family and you’re looking for sandy, organized beaches then you and your kids will find anything you might need. Some must-visit beaches in Paros for families are Agios Nikolaos near Aliki, Logaras Beach near Marmara, Chrisi Akti Beach, and the famous Kolympithres Beach with its sandy coves and unique rock formations. One of the best ways to spend your day playing or relaxing with your little ones!
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Beaches in Paros are abundant and you will always find the beach of your preference. If you’re in Paros with your couple and you want to relax on a secluded beach and enjoy swimming away from the crowds, then Tourkou Ammos Beach in Paros Park or Kalogeros Beach near Marmara village are perfect choices. If you’re in Kalogeros Beach, don’t forget to rub some clay on your body, let it dry, and wash it off in the sea.
Ampelas and Molos Beach on the east coast of Paros and with perfect views of Naxos, are also low-key sandy beaches to enjoy your day like a local. If you want to grab something to eat after a long day on the beach, To Thalami seaside taverna in Ampelas offers traditional dishes at reasonable prices.
Where to Stay in Paros?
⦿ Consider booking accommodation in Naoussa or Piso Livadi for a luxurious stay in Paros. Cove Paros offers upscale accommodation options and Summer Senses Luxury Resort features a swimming pool and amazing views of Naxos.
⦿ If you want to pay less but enjoy a quality stay in Paros, then consider staying in Bethlehem Historic Townhouse in Parikia or in Ammos Luxury Studios in Aliki.
⦿ If you’re on a budget, Paros Backpackers or Siroco’s Rooms and Studios in Parikia are quality but affordable options to enjoy your stay in Paros.
Car Rental Paros Port
Paros Port is situated in Parikia on the west side of the island. Sometimes strong winds coming from the west might pose problems for the Port of Paros but the barrier to the north shields the harbor from bad weather. There are daily ferries departing from Piraeus, Lavrio, and Rafina to the Port of Paros. Paros is also connected with Naxos, Mykonos, Santorini, Amorgos, Crete, and many other Greek islands. The primary ferry companies serving Paros are Blue Star Ferries, Sea Jets, and Fast Ferries, among others.
Around 20 ferries arrive at the Port of Paros during the summer, so it gets really crowded. Paros is one of the most visited islands in the Cyclades, and for a good reason. Parikia is the main commercial hub of Paros and the ideal starting point for visiting the north side of Paros.
At Imperial, we provide clean-cut deals to our customers with reliable and professional services. We always promise to honor the agreed-upon price of your Imperial car rental in Paros Port with no additional hidden fees. Book your car rentals in Paros Port today and get a trustworthy and honest experience with Imperial!
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When first arriving in Parikia, you will probably be shocked by the traffic and the crowds. However, don’t get upset because Parikia has many quiet spots, many local restaurants and shops, great nightlife, and upscale hotels. Parikia is also flat, so you can rent a bicycle or walk to the nearby beaches, such as Parikia Beach or Krios Beach.
Our large fleet of vehicles and multiple car types offers what you need for your car hire in Paros. We provide automatic and manual transmission cars for rent. We have compact, low-cost, mid-sized, and large jeeps, luxury convertibles, and vans to choose from. We are generally acknowledged as being the best value for the money for car rentals in Paros Port. Our cars are all in excellent condition and our prices are the lowest on the island.
Best Activities in Paros
⦿ Go on a sailing cruise from Paros to discover the small Cyclades. You will depart from Mikro Livadi and explore the authentic vibe of Koufonissia, Schinoussa, and Iraklia.
⦿ Visit the traditional Lefkes village to experience Paros like a local. Visit the Church of Agia Triada, drink your coffee at the local Kafeneion, and eat amazing pastries at Stratis Bakery.
⦿ Take the Byzantine marble paved trail from Lefkes to Prodromos. The trail is easy but it will take you approximately 5 hours for the whole route. So, wake up early, take your hiking shoes and let the adventure begin!
⦿ If you want to go wine tasting and have a nibble, then Moraitis Winery near Naoussa is your go-to spot.
⦿ Head to the Butterflies Nature Reserve to observe the butterflies and enjoy a walk in nature. From there, continue to Aliki village and swim in Faragas Beach or Tripiti Beach. Alternatively, head to Drios and walk to Golden Beach in just 10 minutes. After a long day on the road, head to Halaris Fish Tavern in Piso Livadi to enjoy the freshly caught fish accompanied by ouzo.
⦿ Hike in one of the many coastal trails in Paros Park, explore its small coves, remote beaches, and marvel at the views from Cape Korakas.
⦿ If you’re a nature lover, then Paros is one of the best islands in the Cyclades to go bird-watching. With its rich flora and fauna species, the environmental park of Agios Ioannis Detis is among the top areas for local species observation and amazing photos.
Car Rental Aliki Paros
Aliki is a small coastal village situated on the south coast of Paros. It is 12 km away from Parikia and 22 km away from Naoussa. Aliki is the place to stay if you’re looking for a tranquil holiday away from the crowds. Even though it is a well-known tourist destination, it maintains its authenticity. It is ideal for families but also for couples who want to experience a romantic holiday.
The main beach is Aliki Beach and there is also Piso Aliki Beach and Agios Nikolaos Beach. Paralia Makra Miti is 20 minutes away on foot or 6 minutes by car. It is one of the most unique and peaceful beaches in Aliki.
The famous Faragas Beach is also near Aliki and it has a long sandy shore with transparent shallow waters. Farangas consists of three beaches. A long sandy beach, which is organized with umbrellas, sunbeds, and a beach bar, as well as two small beaches to the west. As all three beaches of Faranga are separated by rocks you can either go to the organized beach or opt for the less crowded coves.
Aliki has several accommodation options, from luxury hotels to small apartments and B&Bs. The village is well-known for its traditional tavernas serving excellent freshly caught fish and seafood.
There’s the traditional festival of Christ on August 6th and the festival of the Holy Cross on September 14th. If you want to feel the unique vibe of Aliki, a traditional festival is not to be missed!
Car Rental Naoussa Paros
Naoussa is the sophisticated village of Paros dotted with whitewashed houses with blue doors and windows following the traditional Cycladic architecture. A lazy stroll on the cobbled alleys of the Old Town, a cup of coffee at a picturesque café, and shopping at its chic boutiques will make you fall in love with Naoussa. Go sightseeing at Kastelli Venetian Fortress, St. John the Theologian Church, and Faneromeni Church to better understand Naoussa’s past.
From Naoussa, you can explore the trails of the 80-hectare Paros Park, swim in its remote beaches, and go hiking from Agios Ioannis Detis Monastery to Korakas Lighthouse for jaw-dropping views. Then, wander around vibrant Naoussa, shop at its local souvenir shops, and enjoy your dinner at one of the seaside restaurants in Naoussa Harbour.
We can deliver your rental car in Naoussa to all locations on the island at any time of day. Our team of experts can deliver your vehicle to the specified point of delivery free of charge. Enjoy our 24/7 delivery service only with Imperial and drive as much as you please, as we offer unlimited kilometers!
Where to Eat in Naoussa?
⦿ Archipelagos Restaurant is a high-class gourmet restaurant serving exquisite dishes from midday to evening.
⦿ Kafeneion Palia Agora is a traditional Greek taverna serving local mezedes (appetizers) with local tsipouro, a grape-distilled spirit.
⦿ To Takimi is a great option to taste homemade food with your family and enjoy live music at night.
⦿ Sigi Ikthios offers Mediterranean local cuisine and has a beautiful outdoor area but it tends to be a bit noisy as it is situated right on the harbour. It’s advisable to try shrimp saganaki, tuna tartar, and Greek salad.
Car Rental Parikia
Parikia is the capital of Paros and its main port. About 9 kilometers from Naoussa and 10 kilometers from the airport, Parikia is situated in a stunning harbor on the northwest coast of Paros. You will notice the Cycladic architecture and the cobblestone lanes dotted with Jasmine flowers and feel Parikia’s vibrant atmosphere.
In Parikia, you will find the most important Paros attractions, like the Byzantine Panagia Ekatontapiliani, the Frankish Castle, and the Archaeological Museum. Parikia has a wide range of restaurants with great sunset views, boutiques, clubs, and bars to enjoy a night out.
Parikia has 4 main beaches, with Livadia and Marcello being the most visited ones. Delfini and Parasporos Beaches are in the south of Parikia and are mostly preferred by the locals.
A great tour from Parikia is to visit the Butterflies Nature Reserve, Aliki, Drios, Marmara, and Prodromos villages. Start your day by strolling around Parikia and visiting the Frankish Castle, the 4th century AD Panagia Ekatontapiliani Monastery, and the Archaeological Museum. Then choose the route of your preference or go from Parikia to Aliki, Aliki to Drios, and from Drios to the small quiet village of Marpissa.