Aegina Island & Temple of Athina Aphaia: A Unique Getaway to Sapphire Water
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Aegina Island & Temple of Athina Aphaia: A Unique Getaway to Sapphire Water

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Stop At: Aegina Waterfront, Aegina Town Greece

Aegina is a lovely island in close distance to Athens. This is why it gets very popular as a weekend destination for the Athenians. The most popular tourist places is Agia Marina, Souvala and Marathon with relaxing beaches, while very nice is also the seaside village of Perdika. The most important sight in Aegina Greece is the Ancient Temple of Athena Aphaia, constructed in the 6th century BC.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Aphaia, Greece

The Temple of Aphaia is one of the major attractions that one can see on the island of Aegina. Built on a hill, at 160 meters, it is surrounded by pine trees and it stands out for its unique energy. Since prehistoric times (1300 B.C.) it has been a unique place of worship!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Perdika, Aegina 180 10, Greece

On the Southern edge of the island lies the small fishing village of Perdika. This is perhaps one of the most picturesque spots on the island and still has the characterictics of the Aegean style of square houses and narrow streets. Many tavernas to eat fish. From here you can take a small boat to the island of Moni.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Agios Nektarios Monastery, 180 10 Greece

One of the most visited sites on Aegina is the church of Agios Nektarios. Agios Nektarios was known as a great miracle worker, particularly as a healer of every sort of disease, he was also a prolific writer, theologist, philosopher, moralist, educator, poet, ascetic and mystic.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Moni Island Beach, Greece

This is optional and not included in the pricing. A short boat ride to Moni island for swimming in the crystal clear water beach and drinks.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Private tour for 1-3 (5 door vehicle) or 4-8 related people (large minivan)
  • Non smoking private driver & brand new vehicles 2018-19
  • Pick up and drop off from/to your Athens location
  • All transfers in the island with a private vehicle and your driver/guide
  • In car bottled water and booklet with details of the trip
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of one carry-on bag
  • Optional trip to Moni isle. Needs to be pre-arranged with the tour organizer after booking the tour.
  • Entry/Admission - Aegina Waterfront
Not included
  • Pickup and drop-off in areas outside of Athens center (subject to an additional cost but not necessarily)
  • Return boat/ferry tickets to Aegina island (18 EUR/person\)
  • Lunch
  • Excess luggage not allowed unless pre-agreed with the tour operator
  • Entrance fees: Temple Athena Aphaia (at 6 EUR/person)
  • Shopping/souvenir stops unless required by the traveler/s
  • Professional guide to the temple of Aphaia
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Aphaia
  • Entry/Admission - Moni Island Beach
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum of 8 "related only" people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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