Vacations in Antiparos (Cyclades - Greece)
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Information On Antiparos
Antiparos is part of Cyclades complex and it is right next to the southwest edge of Paros.
Antiparos only has one settlement with a main stone-paved alley that connects the harbor with the Castle. The scenic capital has a nice view to the neighboring Paros, as well as whitewashed houses, quaint churches, flowered balconies and cute little shops.
Antiparos, like most Cycladic islands, has no real vegetation, but what set it apart from most islands is that it is almost entirely flat instead of mountainous.
Antiparos is a destination where you can find both tranquility and fun, but not the frenetic nightlife.
Antiparos has two gas stations and banks with ATM machines.
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Beaches Of Antiparos
If your idea for vacations is countless organized beaches, then Antiparos is not for you, as there is only one organized beach on the island.
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Travel To Antiparos
Antiparos is located extremely close to Paros, being only half an hour from the port of Parikia by ferry and just 7-8 minutes from the port of Pounta.
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Transportation On Antiparos (Car Rentals)
Antiparos is a small island with one and only settlement, and if it also had frequent bus routes you would have no need of your own transport. Several beaches are only accessible by sea through boats, but if you want to explore the island at your leisure you will need a car or a motorcycle.
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Accommodation On Antiparos (Hotels, Apartments, Guesthouses, Rooms to let)
Antiparos has one and only settlement where almost all accommodation of the island is located. You can find few rooms to let on some of the most famous beaches, but it is best to stay in the town where you will go out every night.
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Food & Drink On Antiparos
Antiparos has a great traditional cuisine with dishes like the braised lamb, patido rooster (stuffed rooster in the oven) and wild rabbit stew. Naturally you will find fresh fish and seafood, especially octopus, as there is plenty on the island. For dessert have some sweet ravioli (sweet cheese pie nuggets) and sweet bourekakia (stuffed with nuts and honey) sprayed with raki and caster sugar.
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What To Buy On Antiparos
Antiparos produces a lot of capers and delicious cheese types, like xinomyzithra, touloumotyri and ladotyri. From drinks we recommend to get some tsipouro and the local wine.
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Attractions On Antiparos
In the famous Cave of Antiparos you can see impressive stalactites and stalagmites, but also signs of the famous guests.
The Venetian castle of Antiparos of the 15th century it is the most beautiful part of town with whitewashed houses, beautiful churches, and flowering bougainvilleas.
Next to the entrance of the castle there is a small white building where the folklore collection of Antiparos is housed.
A good way to get to know Antiparos and some of the enchanting beaches of the neighboring islands, is to go on an island tour.
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Alternative Islands To Antiparos
Antiparos is not what you are looking for? Then one of the following nearby islands might interest you:
Paros (3 klm from Antiparos)
Sifnos (22 klm from Antiparos)
Naxos (22 klm from Antiparos)
Ios (25 klm from Antiparos)
Sikinos (26 klm from Antiparos)
Iraklia (32 klm from Antiparos)
Folegandros (37 klm from Antiparos)
Syros (39 klm from Antiparos)
Schinoussa (39 klm from Antiparos)
Kimolos (41 klm from Antiparos)
Mykonos (42 klm from Antiparos)
Serifos (45 klm from Antiparos)
Koufonisia (46 klm from Antiparos)
Tinos (53 klm from Antiparos)
Milos (55 klm from Antiparos)
Santorini (58 klm from Antiparos)
Amorgos (62 klm from Antiparos)
Donoussa (62 klm from Antiparos)
Kythnos (65 klm from Antiparos)
Andros (71 klm from Antiparos)
Kea (Tzia) (86 klm from Antiparos)
Anafi (86 klm from Antiparos)
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Islands Connected To Antiparos
There is a ferry from Antiparos to the following islands:
Paros (direct connection to Antiparos)
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