Antiparos is located very close to Paros from which is separated by a narrow water strip. It covers an area of 35 sq Km. A picturesque island of white houses built around the Venetian castle, paved streets, old churches, beautiful beaches with crystal clear blue waters, sea caves and rare geological formations.
The capital of the island is Antiparos.
It is the only inhabited island into a complex of isles: Despotiko, Revmatonisi, Kimitiri, Strogilo, Kavouras, Saliangas, Kokkinos and Mavros Tourlos.
In the antiquity it was named Oliaros and its first residents were considered to be Phoenicians.
At Despotiko were discovered cemeteries of the Early Cycladic Period, but also parts of buildings, temples, pots etc. It is considered that the island was inhabited until the 17th century.