Aegina lies in the heart of the Saronic Gulf surrounded by Agistri and Poros. It is one of the most famous summer destinations, characterized by its low hills, idyllic beaches, and traditional settlements. Aegina is preferred by many Athenians, being only one hour from Athens and many tourists as well. The picturesque town of Aegina stands out for its neoclassical architecture, colorful quarters and lively atmosphere. Particularly during the summer, there are many festivals and the whole island celebrates with food and drinks.
As every Greek region, Aegina played an important role in the history of Greece. Ancient sites and archaeological monuments are found outside the capital including churches such as the Monastery of Agios Nektarios. Its surrounding settlements complete this beautiful atmosphere. The island is most famous for its colorful and tasty pistachios.
This section proposes a map of Aegina with all the major locations of the island.