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Antiparos - Cyclades (Greece)

Antiparos. A narrow strait separates the island of Antiparos from Paros. Archaeologists claim that these two islands were once joined together. Antiparos is famous for its golden sandy beaches and unspoiled natural beauty. Near Antiparos are dozens of small uninhabited islands, full of wild rabbits and wild pigeons.
The only village on the island is the capital, called Kastro or Antiparos. Beaches are only found on the eastern coast. Psaraliki, Fanari, Aghios Ioannis, Aghios Georgios and Glifa are the best of the beaches. The main attraction on Antiparos is the caves of Aghios Ioannis. Antiparos occupies a land area of 38 square kilometers (47 mi2) with a coastline of 37.5 kilomters (23 mi) and a population of 850 people. Antiparos exudes pure tranquility. The island has beautiful sandy edges and many quaint chapels.

Photo Gallery Antiparos - Photos of Cyclades

Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 15 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 16 - Photo JustGreece.com Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 11 - Photo JustGreece.com Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 5 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 2 - Photo JustGreece.com Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 6 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 3 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 3 - Photo JustGreece.com Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 1 - Photo JustGreece.com Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 8 - Photo JustGreece.com Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 13 - Photo JustGreece.com Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 10 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Pounta (Kitesurfen between Paros and Antiparos) | Greece Photo 10 - Photo JustGreece.com Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 13 - Photo Jan Rietbergen Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 8 - Photo Jan Rietbergen

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Sights Antiparos

  • Kastro (or Antiparos) is a village with beautiful streets and flower gardens.
  • The Kastro, a medieval settlement with a unique architecture.
  • The caves of Aghios Ioannis.


Festivities Antiparos

  • The Feast of Agia Marina on July 17th.
  • The Feast of Aghios Panteleimon on July 27th.
  • The Birth of Mary on September 8th.


How to get on Antiparos?

Antiparos has daily ferry connections with the ports of Parikia and Pounda on Paros.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Text edited by Katrina Butzer

Average temperature Antiparos
January
12.2°C
February
12.2°C
March
13.4°C
April
16.1°C
May
19.5°C
June
23.5°C
July
25.2°C
August
25.3°C
September
23.1°C
October
19.8°C
November
16.4°C
December
13.5°C


Foto's Antiparos - Antiparos in beeld

Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 5 - Foto van Jan Rietbergen
Chora Antiparos - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 1 - Foto van Jan Rietbergen

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