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The castle of Kefalos Hill looms over the east side of Marpissa village and situated on its peak is 17th century monastery of Agios Antonios. The hike from Marpissa to the monastery, which takes about 30 minutes, is one of the most interesting trails that Paros has to offer.
Before reaching the peak you encounter many large pure-white stones which is all that remains of the Venetian and the annihilated city of Kefalos. This is where the final act of the Venetian Occupation played out in 1537, when the infamous pirate Barbarossa sacked the castle, driving out Sommaripa’s Venetians who were barricaded in the castle of Kefalos.
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