Need To Know

WHAT TO BRING

Pack your essentials for a perfect Parian adventure! Don’t forget these:

  • Camera: Capture the beauty of Paros.
  • Binoculars: For a closer look at the scenic vistas.
  • Hat: Shield yourself from the sun.
  • Sunscreen Lotion: Keep your skin protected.
  • Medicines: Carry anti-histamine and insect bite relief.

WHAT TO WEAR

Adapt your wardrobe to the seasons:

  • Summer: Light, breathable clothing, bathing suit, and comfy walking shoes.
  • Winter: Layer up with warm clothing, a jacket, gloves, beanie, and scarf.

HOW’S THE WEATHER?

Paros boasts a Mediterranean climate:

  • Summer (July-August): 22ºC (72ºF) at night, reaching 30ºC (86ºF) during the day.
  • Wind: The meltemi breeze brings relief during July and August.
  • Beach Season: Mid-May to mid-October.

INTERNET

Stay connected across the island:

  • Hotels: Most offer internet, free or paid.
  • Coffee Shops: Enjoy free Wi-Fi.
  • Public Places: Many provide Wi-Fi; just ask for the password.

ELECTRICITY

Ensure your devices stay charged:

  • Voltage: 220 volts AC, 50Hz.
  • Plugs: Two-pin; US visitors need a transformer, and British visitors, an adaptor.

TIME

Sync with Paros time:

  • Summer: GMT+3 (Daylight-Saving).
  • Winter: GMT+2 (Eastern European Time).

STAY SAFE

Stay informed, especially during the pandemic:

  • Coronavirus Updates: Check the Greek Government website.
  • Travel Recommendations: Follow your health ministry’s advice.

USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Save these contacts for a worry-free holiday:

  • Port Authority: +30 22840 21240
  • Paros Airport: +30 22840 90500
  • Bus Station: +30 22840 21935/21133/52865
  • Taxi: +30 22840 21500
  • Pharmacies (On-call): 14944
  • Medical Center: +30 22843 60000
  • Greek Police: +30 22840 23333/21673
  • Fire Department: +30 22840 24850
  • Greek Rescue Team: +30 22840 21028, +30 6948072063