A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Paros vs. Minsk for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Paros or Minsk?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Paros and Minsk. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Paros or Minsk?


A popular vacation destination for visitors to the Greek islands, Paros is the second largest island of the Cyclades group. It is characterized by beautiful Mediterranean beaches and charming seaside villages.


Minsk is the capital city of Belarus, centrally located. Situated on the Svislac and Niamiha rivers, it is also capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and was the capital of the former Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1919-1991. It is a modern city dominated by monumental Stalinist architecture with many of its museums, theaters, and other cultural attractions.

Which place is cheaper, Minsk or Paros?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Paros is €122, while the average daily cost in Minsk is €59. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Paros and Minsk in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Paros 53
    Minsk 29
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Paros 106
    Minsk 58
Compare Hotels in Paros and Minsk

Looking for a hotel in Paros or Minsk? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Paros

Hotels in Minsk

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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Paros Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Paros 37
    Minsk 11

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Paros

Also for Paros, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer From Naxos Port-Airport To All Destinations: $55
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Antiparos to Mykonos: $1,407
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Folegandros to Santorini: $1,418
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Sifnos to Mykonos: $1,485
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Naxos to Mykonos: $1,485
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Paros to Mykonos: $1,485
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Kea to Athens: $1,551
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Antiparos to Santorini: $1,629
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Naxos to Sifnos: $1,706
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Paros to Santorini: $1,718
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Folegandros to Milos: $1,718
  • Private Helicopter Transfer from Folegandros to Mykonos : $1,718

Is it cheaper to fly into Paros or Minsk?

Prices for flights to both Minsk and Paros change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.

  • Food Meals for one day
    Paros 45
    Minsk 19

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Paros

For Paros, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Two and half-hours Traditional Greek Cooking Class in Amorgos: $60
  • Naxos Town Food Tour : $93
  • Cretan Cooking Class and Dinner: Evening in a Rethymno Home : $97
  • Naxos:Half-day cooking class at Basiliko : $100
  • Perivoli Naxian Farm Experience & Wood-Cooking Lesson : $105
  • Food Tasting and Cooking Class on Naxos with Local Market Visit: $116
  • Naxos Old Town Private Food Tour with Dinner and Pickup: $155
  • Greek Cooking Class with Full Meal and Hotel Transfer: $163
  • Naxos Villages Food Tour : $164
  • Paros Cooking Class: $166
  • Greek Cooking Class in Antiparos in a Local Home: $220
  • Cooking Class with 6-Course Menu and Drinks: $653

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Paros 22
    Minsk 18

Tours and Activities in Paros

For Paros, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Naxos Half Day History and Culture Guided Tour: $33
  • Naxos Highlights Bus Tour with Free Time for Lunch and Swimming: $33
  • Naxos: Highlights of Naxos Day Tour: $33
  • Essence of Naxos Tour: $33
  • Naxos Old Town, Castle & Portara Sunset Tour (Certified Guide): $43
  • Sunset and Relax Cruise form Naxos : $44
  • Hiking tour on Kythnos: $50
  • Full-Day Cruise to Koufonisi Island from Paros: $55
  • Iraklia and Koufonissia- One Day Cruise from Naxos: $60
  • Full Day Bus Tour in Paros and Antiparos Islands from Paros : $62
  • One Day Cruise to Koufonissi from Paros Island: $62
  • Kea Food-e-bike Tour: $66

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Paros 25
    Minsk 13

Sample the Local Flavors in Paros

Also in Paros, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Wine Tasting and Tour in Saint Anna Winery in Naxos: $61
  • Citron Tasting and Distillery 1-Hour Guided Tour in Naxos: $66

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Paros and Minsk, we can see that Paros is more expensive. And not only is Minsk much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Minsk would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Minsk and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Paros would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Paros than you might in Minsk.

Which is Bigger, Paros or Minsk?

Minsk is bigger, and its population is about 329.4 times larger than the population of Paros. When comparing the population of Paros vs. Minsk, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit and the activities that interest you.

Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. Created by avid travelers Laurie and Bryan, our goal is to help you plan your next trip on the right budget. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, plus an analysis of hotel and tour prices, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. We also have plenty of travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.
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Paros vs. Minsk Travel Comparison

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