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Active culture experiences in Aegina & Saronic Islands. Discover the history, culture and amazing natural scenery. Join our guided hiking and walking tours! Welcome to Aegina! Which island can boast to be the only place in Greece where one can witness 5.500 years of uninterrupted history? The first capital of Greece after its independence in 1828, it is packed with history and culture. Its Archaeological museum hosts extraordinary exhibits, with its oldest piece dating back to 3,500 years BC. The unique temple of Aphaia! A monument dedicated to the goddess Aphaia and built atop a pine covered hill, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Medieval settlements lost in time, centennial olive groves and modern art museums! Aegina is definitely a unique place filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. At a distance of only 16.5 nautical miles from the port of Piraeus, it takes a mere 40-minute ride on the hydrofoil or just over an hour on the regular ferry to reach the island! Due to its proximity and beauty it is a popular and beloved destination for Athenians and international visitors throughout the year. Aegina has been a sanctuary for some of the biggest Greek writers and artists, captivated by the island’s unique clarity of light. Its is considered sacred land for religious visitors from around the world that come to pay their respects to the famous and imposing monastery of St. Nektarios. Experience Aegina’s stunning sunsets! Savor one of the world’s best pistachio right off the tree. Swim under ancient ruins and hike on beautiful trails! History and nature are at a continuous play, making Aegina an ideal destination for culture and history lovers, families and nature enthusiasts!

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