Full Day at Aegina Island
Discover Aegina Today!
Our full-day tour at Aegina starts in the morning at 08:00. Our starting point will be your hotel or a predetermined meeting place. Just one hour away from Athens, Aegina is here to enchant you. It is clearly an ideal destination for rest and relaxation, with mild climate all year round. The energy of the ancient sanctuaries and the stoned Byzantine churches will magnify you.
The eucalyptus, the region of “Perdika” that reminds a destination at Cyclades, the famous pistachios with the wonderful pistachio of Aegina are some characteristics that make the island unique. Make your reservation today and discover the destination.
POINTS OF INTEREST
A retro walk on Aegina
Are you ready? Take a small package of the well-known pistachios of Aegina in your hand and start your walk in the center of the island! Every sight will seem just like it hoped out of a cart postal: the white church of Saint Nikolaos, the boats and fish taverns, the neoclassical buildings and the monuments. Furthermore, you will see the Cathedral and you can shop from floating grocery stores! In the alleys there are cafes with yards, galleries, tourist shops with accessories and clothes. Lastly, continue your walk in the old fish market and try fresh seafood snacks with ouzo.
The Temple of Aphaia
The Temple of Aphaia is a well-preserved ancient temple predating the Parthenon. The temple dates back to 500 BC. Rising up out of a pine forest above the bay of Saint Marina, the peaceful setting invites you to sit down for a while, feel the ancient energy of Greece and consider the mysterious triangle connecting this temple, Sounion’s temple of Poseidon and the Parthenon.
Paleochora: A stroll through the old capital of Aegina
Paleochora is the old capital of Aegina, located on a pine-covered hill. Walk among the 38 stone churches to reach the top of the twin chapel of Saint George-Saint Demetrius: here was the castle of the city.
Saint Nektarios – The Church and the Monastery
One of the most miraculous and popular temples of the country is located in Aegina. Its characteristic is the two high bells of the church. It is just 6 km away from the center of the island and you can find it on your way to Saint Marina. The holy temple of Saint Nektarios attracts pilgrims throughout the year.
On the island you will have free time (almost 5 hours) for food, coffee and strolling. Do not forget to take many photos.
The departure from Aegina is estimated around 16:00 in the afternoon.
Then we will head back to Athens.
(All taxes are included) They don’t include in price the cost of the tour guide, any entrance tickets for museums & archaeological sites, ferry tickets.
This price is for a Mercedes MiniVan up to 8 passengers.