Aegina Island Tour From Athens – Private Tour

Aegina Island Tour From Athens

4-12 Hours

Aegina Island Tour From Athens – Private Tour

Aegina Island Tour From Athens

We introduce you to the magic of Aegina, Egina, Egine, Ägina island in the Saronic Gulf – Greece. Learn why Aegina is the perfect holiday destination and a fantastic place to visit! Discover Aegina, the Saronic island that is still Greek and not spoiled by mass tourism. Aegina can be reached within one hour from Piraeus. Enjoy!


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In close distance to Athens, lies the beautiful island of Aegina. A very popular "city break" for the Athenians. A place with rich history, Aegina island was a great naval power in the ancient times and the capital of Greece for a short time in 1828. Popular for places like Agia Marina, Souvala and Marathon with relaxing beaches, and also the seaside village of Perdika is quite known. The Town, with the elegant Neoclassical buildings, makes it a lovely place to promenade in the narrow streets. The most important sightseeings in Aegina are: the Ancient Temple of Athena, Aphaia, constructed in the 6th century BC, the Monastery of Agios Nektarios, protector of Aegina island, a byzantine church, the temple of Apollo, also known as "Kolona" and the temple of Ellanios Zeus, that was built in order to honor the king of the Gods, Zeus. This island is also very famous for the large production of pistachios.

Program

We will depart from the port of Piraeus in the morning and an hour we will land at the picturesque port of Aegina. This little harbour is usually filled with local fishing-boats and luxurious yachts. For starters, we will visit the town of Aegina and its traditional food market. Later on, we'll drive to explore the island. It is full of beautiful sandy beaches and interesting archaeological sites. We would like to propose at least four of these places.

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The beaches of Aegina:
They come at a satisfactory variety. You can find them all around the island. There are sandy beaches with or without beach bars, sunbeds and umbrellas. There are beaches with shallow waters and beach sites where you can jump in deep waters.

The Temple of Aphaea:
It was dedicated to goddess Aphaea who was later associated with Athens. The temple was part of a pagan, equilateral conceivable holy triangle of temples that connected the temple of Aphaea to the Athenian Parthenon and the temple of Poseidon in Sounion. The Temple of Aphaea is undoubtedly considered to be a jewel of Aegina. You can wander around Paleachora (old city) and visit the archaeological site of Kolona.

The monastery of Agios Nektarios:
It is one of the most visited sites on the island. The Byzantine monastery of Agios Nektarios is dedicated to Saint Nectarios of Aegina, who lived in the years 1846-1920. He was officially recognized as Saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1961 and is one of the most widely known Greek Orthodox Saints. Thousands of people visit his tomb to pray or ask for his blessings that always seem to be answered. The Church celebrates his memory on his name day annually, on the 9th of November.

Aegina Fistiki Festival:
Aegina a famous island of its production of pistachio nuts that are called «Fistikia» in greek. The locals celebrate their harvest each September, with «The Aegina Fistiki Festival». The Aegina Fistiki Fest lasts 4 days. You can enjoy a big variety of meals, experience the cheerful local music, dance or observe their theatric & artistic events.

We'll have lunch at a local restaurant and later on, you'll have free time for a pleasant walk around the city.

The end of the tour « Aegina Island Tour From Athens – Private Tour », comes when we board the ferry that will take us back to Piraeus, the port of Athens.

Price List

Best Private Tours In Greece Private … Aegina Island Tour From Athens. This tour is on private basis and can be modified 100% according to your preferences. The final price depends from various factors as: the number of persons, the duration of the tour, the itinerary of the tour, the services to be included, ecc…

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Package includes
  • Pick up and drop off from/to the place of your choice
  • Private vehicle with professional driver
  • Professional licensed guide
Package does not include
  • Ferry tickets from Piraeus port
  • Whatever is not explicitly stated
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch or meals
  • Entrance fees for archaeological sites or museums
Remarks
  • This tour is on private basis and can be modified 100% according to your preferences.

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