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Agistri island .. a small heaven at the Saronic Gulf

Agistri is only 55 minutes from Piraeus and at a stone's throw from the island of Aegina.
It is a small heaven on earth situated at the Saronic Gulf, smothered in plants and trees, with pine trees "touching" its crystal blue waters.

The island's four communities (Megalochori - Skala - Limenaria - Metochi) are ideal for wonderful summer holidays and for relaxing, calm weekends.
In Agistri you will come across verdurous pine woods, sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, traditional colors, quietude, peacefulness and yet an intense nightlife according to the visitor's preference.

The general image with this island presents is completely different to the one presented by other islands which are overwhelmed with mass tourism. Perhaps is one of the last few romantic destinations in Greece.

Agistri has many beautiful hotels and studios or rooms to let, ideal for family holidays. Gradually it also attracted many artists who draw inspiration from this island. Agistri has two natural ports which are approached by boats: the port of Skala and the port of Megalochori. Ferry boats from Piraeus dock at Skala and lying dolphins at Megalochori, whereas both ports are linked to Aegina all year round.

At Skala there asre numerous tourist shops, hotels, rooms to let and tavernas. Megalochori, also known as "Mylos", is situated to the west of Skala and is the Administrative capital of the island.

The community's headquarters are situated in Megalochori. Here you will also find tourist shops, hotels, rooms to let and taverns. It is also the base of operations for ships and their refueling are.

All mentioned above, the hospitality of the islanders, the calmness, the natural beauty, fine tourism infrastructure and crystal-clean seas compensate the island's visitors, who become connected to it, in a strange way, so that they may continue visiting in the future the island which they have loved so much.

Source: Municipality of Agistri
Photos: www.flickr.com

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Accommodation
For your stay in Agistri, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Megalochori, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You can find a list of hotels and rooms to let, as well as special offers for low cost holidays, in the list of lodgings in the area and the accommodation offers and deals.


Access
In Agistri there is a private small local bus (12 seats) that goes to Skala, Megalochori, Limenaria and Aponisos.
From the port of Piraeus there is a daily ferry departure for destination to Agistri, Skala port. Trip duration is 2 hours.
From the port of Pireaus also leave the flying dolphins of Aegean Flying Dolphin. Trip duration is 55 minutes.

For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.

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