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Saronic Gulf. Saronic islands

In the marine area between the northeastern coast of Peloponnese and the west coast of Attica are the islands of the Saronic Gulf: Aegina, Agistri, Poros, Spetses, Hydra, Salamis and the northeast end is the Trizinia.

Each retains its own character in architecture and natural environment. All islands have in common the beautiful beaches and coasts, pleasant atmosphere, friendly people and good tourist infrastructure, many possibilities for sports, activities, entertainment and good food, folk art and architecture and local customs.
The short distance from Piraeus and the frequent routes make the Saronic islands an attractive destination.

They are the best destination for short trips, especially for residents of Attica due to the distance.


Αίγινα
Aegina
Aegina, a stone's throw from Athens and with continuous links to the port of Piraeus, with its healthy climate and natural beauty is, undoubtedly, a tourist island, which offers visitors the ideal place for rest, leisure and spiritual regeneration.Although small in size (83 s.km.), it is great in its variety and has nothing to envy from other cosmopolitan islands....read more

  Αγκίστρι
Agistri
The island of Agistri is just "a breath away" from Athens, Epidavrus and Aegina.
With its own glorious history of 2500 years worthy of enlightened neighbors.
Agistri, although it is a small island in the Saronic Gulf, is adorned with many charms as crystal blue waters, countless attractive bays with sand or pebbles...



Πόρος
Poros
In antiquity Poros consisted in fact of two islands, Spheria and Kalavria, but the last explosion of the Methana volcano in 273 BC radically changed the morphology of the area.
Take the opportunity to stroll around the Lemon Forest, a verdant hill with more than 30,000 lemon and orange trees, located on the opposite situated coast of the Peloponnese, southeast of the town of Galatas. The boat trip will only take a few minutes. The view from the hilltop to the island of Poros is really stunning. Take your sailboat to discover the surrounding islets...read more

  Σαλαμίνα
Salamis
Due to regular routes from Perama and Piraeus the island hosts many trippers on weekends. It is the island of the historic naval battle and the south side is ideal for swimming.
The capital of the island is the modern Koulouri but it still maintains its traditional neighborhoods.
It is worthwhile to visit the hill of Myli and windmills, the monastery of Phaneromeni, Evripidio Theatre, the churches of St. Demetrius and St. Mina...



Σπέτσες
Spetses
With significant maritime and cultural tradition the island of Spetses is cosmopolitan and offers high standards tourism. It is the home town of important personalities of the Greek revolution and public life.
Spetses and Dapia with the courtyards, its narrow streets, the squares, the scenic churches, strong tourism and good artistic activity impresses all kind of visitors...read more

  Τροιζηνία
Trizinia
Enjoy the blue sky and bright sun, the pristine beaches and beautiful bays, the authenticity of the natural landscape and the sweet wholesome climate, Spas and miraculous effects on health and beauty.
If you are looking for the history and tradition, holiday relaxation and sports close to nature,to enjoy fishing, diving, water sports and breathtaking views .. your ideal destination is Methana!



Υδρα
Hydra
With rich naval legacy, cosmopolitan character Hydra attracts a lot of Greek and foreigner visitors from each point of the globe.
It is an island where some of the important people of the Greek revolution and public life came from.
Model of architecture and aesthetics constitutes the city of Hydra with the graphic back streets and the mansions, built amphitheatrically around the harbour...read more

   

 


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