Every year, on the begin of July, the Nautical Club of Antiparos organizes the 1453 m crossing of the channel between Paros and Antiparos.
The crossing is always held in good and safe weather conditions and there are many boats supporting the swimmers. People of all ages participates and the spirit is more of a chalenge than a competition.
Water is cristal clear and the maximum depth isn’t more than 20 meters, so you can appreciate the bottom of the sea allong the way.
The fastet swimmers arive in Antiparos in less than 30 minutes, but the last and most applauded can take more than one hour to reach the Antiparos Port.
Antiparos inhabitants welcome the ariving participants with local fish barbecue, music and wine.
The 2013 crossing should have taken place on saturday, 6th of July, but it has been canceled because of the weather/wind conditions (windsurfers and kitesurfers were happy ).
The event should be realized TOMOROW, 27th of Jully 2013.
Comme and join hundreds of swimmers in this fantastic event.
Watch the start of the Antiparos – Paros 2013 crossing: