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PAROS TRAVEL GUIDE
WHAT TO EATLocally grown olives and cheeses from local farmers like mizithra, gouna (sun-dried and grilled mackerel), octopus, baked chickpeas, karavalas (Greek snails), kakavia (fish soup) and sweets like Petimezinia (pumpkin pie!).
WHAT TO BRING BACKA bottle of Paros wine or a bottle of souma (traditional drink made from figs), local produce like capers, olive oil or honey, handmade ceramics or a piece of carved marble from Paros and breezy Greek island fashion.
FUN FACTParos has been inhabited for millenia (since 4,000 BC!), occupied by countless civilizations like the Cretans, the Ionans, the Macedonians, the Turks and even… pirates! All these people left their mark on the island, perhaps none more so than the Romans who graced the island with one of its main attractions: the church of Panagia Ekatontapiliani, or Church of Hundred Doors, which was founded by the mother of Constantine the Great, the first emperor to convert to Christianity.
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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