In Aigina' s island we will visit the exquisite temple of Afaia of the 5th century that embellish Aigina and the whole Greece. According to the myth, a young girl called Vritomartis, who was the daughter of Zeus and Carmis, once she was trying to avoid the affair of the Cretan king Minoas , she fell herself into the sea and trapped in fishnets that lure her until here.
Particularly important is the Archeological Museum Of Aigina. After the tour there we will visit the Archeological museum of Colona. From the majestic temple of Apollo only a monolithic column is still left. We will tour around at the buildings and storehouses , enjoying the gorgeous view to the sea at the same time.
Every year many people from around the world visit the gracious temple of Agios Nektarios that impresses with its dimensions.
The head of Agios Nektarios is keeping at the female monastery of Agia Triada.
The most favorite place in Aegina for those who have boats is Perdika with its hospitable harbour. We can choose one of the fishtaverns with an extraordinary port view to enjoy fresh fishs and seafood.
From the most well known places of the island is Agia Marina with the organised beach and the tranditional taverns on the wave. Here we will find also many residenses and guesthouses.
The traditional port of Souvala is the second biggest port of the island . Near Souvala we will finfd small beaches for swimming. The beaches of Marathona and Kolona are good choices.
Worth to visit the important museum of the well known sculptor Christos Capralos ,in Plakakia . Located acrosss the bronze statue of Mother that has her back turn in the sea.
Here we will admire the sculptors exhibits, that gives his emotion and art in stones, marbles, bronze metal.
The greek centre of wild animals medicare
As we are in Aegina it will be better to go for a stroll at its grounds in order to get informations from its people that gives true fight for the medicare of the animals of the island.
For your stay in Aegina hotels and guesthouses , you can book a room from one of the hotels or rooms to let.
In town and in other parts of the island there are hotels, guestrooms , rooms to let furnished apartments and studios of several types and categories that can fullfill the guests demands for a pleasant stay .
You wil find extraordinary hotels, guesthouses, villas, residents and deliberate rooms to let from all the categories and with price diversity.
You can reach Aigina with ferry boat from Pireus port . If you are not too bound with your car it would be better to avoid taking it with you as the local transportation is quite satisfactory and there are also many taxi cubs that will be at your service at any time to any destination.
Daily ships depart from Pireus port (Karaiskaki square) and reach Aegina after one hour and ten minutes approximately.
From Pireus to Souvala in one hour.
Every day flying dolphins depart from the port of Pireus and particularly in front of the church of Agios Spyridonas .
For your own convenience you can use the route map in the next page section with infοrmation (