Ferry to Aegina
Passengers travelling by ferry to Aegina cross the Saronic Gulf that lays very near to the Piraeus port and the city of Athens!
Travelling to the Destination Aegina
Following Salamis island, Aegina is the second largest island of the Saronic Gulf and is located approximately in its center. Starting from the port of Aegina town, all important sites and smaller villages of the island are conveniently situated and therefore easy to reach. In Agia Marina you can visit the Temple of Aphaia. On the way you can stop over in Perdika, where you will enjoy delicious fresh fish by the beach of Marathonas. In Paleochora, the former capital city of Aegina, you can visit the monastery of Agios Nektarios and the remains of an old castle ruin. A very important feature and main livelihood for the island are the world-famous pistachio trees cultivated since 1860.
Passengers travelling to the destination Aegina find clean waters, well known monasteries, extraordinary archeological sites, a charming main town and picturesque villages. Visitors always cherish the memories of an island with a centuries-old history. Aegina played an important role in different periods of the ancient world. In 1828 the island was proclaimed first capital of the newly founded Greek state.
Aegina is 16 nautical miles away from Piraeus and a boat trip takes about one hour. The trip with hydrofoils (Flying Dolphins) will take only half as long. During the winter and autumn months more then 11.000 people remain living and working on the island. Because of the fast ferry connections, it is possible to visit the other islands in the Saronic Gulf, like Poros, Hydra and Spetses. Further nearby destinations like Methana, Hermione, Porto Cheli, Tolon and Nafplion are also easily accessible.
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