The main village of the island is Aegina Town, which serves as the capital and main port of the island. There are also lovely tourist resorts on the island, such as Souvala and Agia Marina, and picturesque fishing villages, such as Perdika. Along the inland, small villages spring up on the slopes of hills.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Aegina villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 5 villages
Discover our guide to 5 Aegina villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Aegina. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Aegina Town is the capital of the island and the first capital of the Greek State. Its long history, the lovely port and the picturesque nature attract many summer visitors to the island.
Description: Perdika is a picturesque, seaside villahe on the southern side of the island. Excursion boats connect Perdika to the opposite island of Moni in summer.
Description: Agia Marina is a tourist resort on the eastern side of the island with many facilities. It gets very popular in summer.
Description: Paleochora is the old capital of the island. It is located close to the temple of Aphaia and the village is not inhabited today. Paleochora was gradually abandoned when the modern capital of the island was inhabited.
Description: Mesagros is a traditional village in the inland of Aegina, on the way to the Temple of Athena Aphaia. This village has a long tradition in pottery.