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Paros tourist information

Useful Information about Paros:

Emergency Numbers:
(Greece code 0030) Paros 22840
Police Station :22840 23333
Fire Brigade : 22840 25199/24850
Health Centre/Ambulance : 22843 60000
Port Police/Coastguard: 22840 21240
Hellenic (Sea) Rescue Team:2284051277 or 6948072063

Useful Numbers:
Boat Timetables Piraeus / Rafina 2104226000/4
Tourist Police (summer only 22840 21673
Taxis : 22840 21500
Airport: 22840 91257
Olympic Airlines: 22840 91257 or 2103550500 (Athens)
Buses: 22840 21395

Opening Times:
Banks: Mon Thurs 08.00 14.30 Fri to 14.00
Post Office Mon Fri 07.30 14.00

Pharmacy Emergency Duty Roster; There are several pharmacies in Perikia which have an emergency duty rota which is posted up on the doors to the stores.

Flights:
Olympic Air Flights only: Summer timetable (subject to changes). Several flights daily. Journey from Athens takes approx 40 minutes.

Athens to Paros Departure
Daily 06.45 Arr. 07.25
Daily 11.30 12.10
Daily 15.00 15.40
Friday 17.00 17.40

Paros to Athens Departure
Daily 07.50 Arr. 08.25
Daily 12.35 13.20
Daily 16.05 16.40
Friday 18.05 18.40


Ferries:
Schedules are often subject to last minute changes, so always double check departure times. From Athens call 1440 for recorded message (in Greek) of daily boat departures of phone 210 422 6000/4 (Piraeus) or 22940 22300/28888 (Rafina).

Approximate voyage times : HighSpeed (HS), Aiolos SeaJet – 3 hrs; Blue Star(BS), Nissos Mykonos – 4 hrs; ANEK Preveli – 5 hrs.

Timetable (valid from September 2010)
Piraeus Paros
Daily: 07.20 BS Paros; 17.30 BS Naxos; 07.30 HighSpeed 5, 16.30; HighSpeed 4 Monday 15.00 & Wednesday 18.00; BS Diagoras Monday, Wednesday & Friday 18.00 Nissos, Rhodos.
Paros Piraeus
Daily: 10.45 BS Naxos; 12.15 HighSpeed 4; 19.45 BS Paros; 21.00 HighSpeed 5; 00.30 BS Diagoras, Nissos Rodos, Wednesday 08.40 and Sunday 17.00
Rafina Paros
Daily: 07.40 SeaJet2
Paros Rafina
Daily: 11.10 SeaJet2

Antiparos Ferry: Summer Timetable:
Antiparos Pounda
07.00, 07.45 then every 30 minutes until 18.15, then every hour until 00.15, 01.15
Pounda Antiparos
07.15. 08.00, then every 30 minutes until 18.30, then every hour until 00.30, 01.30

Buses. Summer timetable is reproduced below. After September the buses are reduced a little, although the service is still quite good. Day trip tickets are available at bus stations for a cost of 6E.

Parikia Lefkes Marpissa Drios
07.30, 09.40, 10.30, 11.15, 12.10, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00, 19.30, 20.30, 22.10, 23.30 Return: 07.30 from Lefkes, 09.00, 10.40, 11.30, 12.15, 13.10, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00, 19.00, 20.30, 21.30, 23.00
Parikia Naoussa
07.40, 09.00, 09.30, 10.00, 10.40, 11.00, 11.40, 12.10, 12.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, then every hour until 00.30, 01.10, 02.10 Return: 05.00, 07.40, 08.30, 09.30, 10.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.00, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30, 17.30 then every hour until 00.30, 01.30, 02.30
Parikia Aliki
07.05, 09.00, 10.30, 12.10, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.10, 00.10, 02.10
Return: 07.30, 09.20, 10.55, 12.30, 14.20, 16.20, 18.20, 20.20, 22.30, 00.40, 02.40
Parikia Pounta (for Antiparos)
07.05, 09.10 then every hour until 00.10, 02.10 Return: 07.50, 09.25, 10.25, 11.25, 12.25, 13.25, 14.25, 15.25, 16.25, 17.25 then every hour until 00.25, 02.25

Naoussa Prodromos Drios
06.00, 10.00, 11.30 then every hour until 20.30, 22.30, 00.30 Return: 07.10 (and
Naoussa Kolymbithres
09.30, 13.00, 19.30 Return: 09.40, 13.40, 19.40
Naoussa Ambelas
10.00, 13.00, 17.50, 21.00 Return: 10.10, 13.10, 18.00, 21.10
Naoussa Santa Maria
11.15, 12.30, 14.00, 15.30, 17.00, 18.15, 19.15 Return: 11.30, 12.45, 14.15, 15.45, 17.15, 18.30, 19.30

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