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Cruises to Paros

Picturesque Naousa village in Paros, Greece with white buildings, clear waters and bright blue skies

About Paros

Paros is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, about halfway between Mykonos and Santorini. Part of the Cyclades Islands, Paros shares territory with Mykonos but has avoided the same flocks of foreign tourists. This means that, while the water is just as sparkling, the buildings are just as iconic, and the shopping and dining rival those on any other island, there are fewer people competing for space on the cobblestone streets.

Home to more than a dozen notable villages, Paros is much less a sleepy island than a hub for holidaymakers or a jumping-off point to nearby islands like celebrity haven Antiparos or hidden gem Naxos. Cruisers who are lucky enough to visit Paros can strike out on a ferry adventure or stay and wander the maze of boutiques, gelato shops and cozy cafes in the capital, Parikia, where ships tender.

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Azamara Journey
Azamara Journey

10 Night
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784 Reviews
Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Azamara
May 26, 2022
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Azamara Quest
Azamara Quest

10 Night
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Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Azamara
Sep 13, 2023
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Nautica
Nautica

12 Night
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347 Reviews
Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
May 15, 2022
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Nautica
Nautica

22 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
May 5, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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11 Night
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229 Reviews
Leaving:Haifa
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
May 27, 2023
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7 Night
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8 Reviews
Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Ponant
Aug 11, 2022
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13 Night
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Leaving:Nice
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jun 27, 2022
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17 Night
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Leaving:Santiago
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Apr 3, 2022
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21 Night
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Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
Aug 27, 2023
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21 Night
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Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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26 Night
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Leaving:Lisbon
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
Mar 22, 2022
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21 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
Aug 6, 2023
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7 Night
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Leaving:Haifa
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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7 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Jun 25, 2023
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11 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Azamara
Aug 26, 2022
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19 Night
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Leaving:Haifa
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
May 27, 2023
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14 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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21 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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7 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Jul 17, 2023
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21 Night
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Leaving:Haifa
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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10 Night
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Leaving:Aqaba
Cruise Line:Ponant
Apr 13, 2022
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12 Night
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Leaving:Paros
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Apr 20, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jul 15, 2022
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21 Night
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Leaving:Haifa
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
Aug 13, 2023
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Why go to Paros?

Pros:

Parikia, where you'll arrive, is walkable and warrants getting lost in winding streets of shops and cafes

Cons:

Paros is a tender port, and not many cruise lines call there

Bottom Line:

Charming villages and cheaper prices have led locals to call Paros the "poor man's Mykonos"

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

Greece uses the euro, and ATMs are scattered throughout the port of Parikia.

Language?

The language is Greek, but many people in the service industry speak English. A polite "kalimera" (good morning/good afternoon) goes a long way.


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