Aegina Island

The Greek island of Aegina is just a short trip away from the Athens port of Piraeus, and is an interesting place to visit on a day trip from Athens. Thought to be a favourite island of Zeus, the Greek capital was once located here, and it is an island rich in culture and natural beauty.
Aegina is known for its picturesque villages and its delicious pistachios. Make sure you visit the stunning ancient Greek temple of Aphaia with its breathtaking view of the Saronic Gulf, as well as St. Nectarios church, one of the biggest Greek Byzantine churches in the world.