The archeological museum of Paros located in Paroikia was constructed in 1960. The museum hosts findings that were brought to light during excavations in Paros and Antiparos. These findings date from the Neolithic to the early Christian times and include, among others, the Nike (Victory) of Paros, the marble statue of Mermaid Gorgo, Cycladic figurines, mosaics, bust of poet Archilochus, statues of deities and amphorae from a local workshop.
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Edition: June 2009
It is the first map of Paros and Antiparos where the entire coastline of both islands are mapped Cartography was done with a specially equipped and staffed cartographic vessel.
Beautiful Parasporos Beach, just 3 km south of Parikia, is justifiably one the most popular beaches on the island of Paros. Tucked in a sheltered bay, the long, sandy beach offers an ideal swimming, sunbathing and sporting locale prized by both residents and visitors alike.
The beach of Agios Fokas is situated at a distance of some 6 kilometers far from Paroikia at the North, very close to the homonymous cape at the entrance of the bay of Paroikia. Very close to the beach it is found the small twin church of Agios Sostis and Analipsi, where on the feast of Analipsi it takes place a local feast (“panighyri”).