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Egina is one of the most famous places to visit in Greece

Egina | Trip to Egina Island: a Place With Character

So close to Athens, Egina is the perfect choice for an easy getaway from the city routine


Egina is a lovely island in close distance to Athens. This is why it gets very popular as a weekend destination for the Athenians. A place rich in history, Egina island was a great naval power in the ancient times and a capital of Greece for a short time in 1828. The most popular tourist places are Agia Marina, Souvala and Marathon, while equally charming is the seaside village of Perdika. Egina has a big variety of beaches that you can find all around the island. There are sandy beaches with or without beach bars, sunbeds and umbrellas, beaches with shallow water and beaches ideal for diving in deep waters. The Town of Egina, with its elegant neoclassical buildings, is a lovely place to explore, strolling along the port promenade and the narrow streets. The most important sight on the island is the ancient temple of Athena Aphea, constructed in the 6th century BC. The island is also famous for its production of pistachios. 

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