Set in the Cyclades Archipelago at the heart of the Aegean Sea, the paradise-like Paros Island is renowned for its spectacular beaches, idyllic traditional villages and exciting nightlife. The island boasts 38 magnificent soft, sandy beaches, characterised by white sand lapped by crystal-clear turquoise waters and fringed with restaurants and beach bars. The eastern beaches are perfect for windsurfing and kite surfing, and there are numerous magnificent scuba diving spots, as well as guided trips to the uninhabited islets of the Aegean Sea, close reefs and old wrecks on offer. Historic attractions include intriguing castles, ancient monasteries, a Mycenaean Acropolis, Byzantine Museums, two folklore museums, a wine museum, and more. Nature lovers will delight in the chance to explore the Valley of Butterflies, where butterflies reproduce in the summer months.