Don't miss while in Paralia, Greece
Paralia or Paralia Katerini is a little town on the seaside, actually paralia means beach so this town could be the beach of the nearby little city Katerini. Here most of the buildings are hotels, apartment houses and of course different kinds of shops. I don't know how many locals live here but they surely are many times fewer than the tourists.
Paralia has a little park with fountains, too. We had an interesting story with this park :) The first day when we went to see the town we found this park but we didn't really memorized the way to get there. On the second day I wanted to go back there to take some pictures but we didn't find it... we thought it disappeared :) we went through all the possible roads, we searched even where we were sure we're not going to find it... finally we found it, but I think it wasn't on the same day, and it was behind our hotel :)
At night all the streets are full with people who are eating and drinking in one of the many bars, fast foods and restaurants of the town; others are shopping. There are many souvenir shops, but also shops selling jewelery made of gold or silver, hand-decorated china, cloths made of leather, soaps and other things made of olives, and many other things.
Paralia it's not a big town, so you can't get lost, so I advise you to take long walks in the town... the sunset is beautiful :)
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The road to Paralia
Recommended Paralia Guide
Paralia is one of the most popular tourist destinations for both Greeks and European tourists. The famous Mount Olympus is some kilometres away. The beaches of Korinos, Olympiaki Akti or Nei Pori are very close too. The ruins of the ancient city of Dion or the Venetian Castle of Platamon are also good sites for visiting especially if you are interested in Greek history. All these, gathered together, make the beach of Paralia become one of the most popular Riviera resorts. Just finish to read this Paralia Travel Guide and you will convince yourself of the beauties to be found there.... Read more »
Recent reviews for Paralia
The road to Paralia - Jun 12, 2009, by angel
In August 2006 me and my boyfriend decided to visit Greece for some days. First we went to a few travel agencies to see what they offer, but we realized that for our budget Paraia in Greece is the perfect choice, and only by bus (the other... Read more »
Accomodation in Paralia - Jul 8, 2007, by zdanko
In Paralia-Katerini we staid in Akti Musson hotel and we were really pleased. It's not a luxorious place, of course, but very nice. The decoration was rather beautiful, a bit of a Greek style and the staff was also great. We did not go with... Read more »
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