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Location: Moni islet
The islet of Moni close to Aegina: The islet of Moni is located south-west side of Aegina, opposite Perdika village. Moni is a great place for sailing and excursions, as it counts on great turquoise waters and lush nature. The island is not inhabited, as there is no drinkable water. The only inhabitants are some animals and, in particular, some deers, kri-kri goats brought from Crete and falcons.
Related Tour: Sailing day trip to Aegina, Moni, Agistri, from Athens, from 135.00 € (From Athens)
Moni islet has some small beaches suitable for swimming, especially in the north coast. These beaches are surrounded by nice pine forests. If you are fond of climbing or hiking, you can cross the slopes of a steep mountain on the northern side of the islet. The path leading to the top has a German lookout post, which stands there since the Second World War when the Germans used the islet to defend the port of Piraeus from the Alleys.
If you visit the islet, it is advisable to take some supplies with you, including drinkable water and food. To go, you can take a boat from Perdika village. The itineraries are regular in the summer months and the trip takes about 10 minutes.
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