"So close to Athens, so far away..." Aegina Island by AndyRG

Aegina Island Travel Guide: 142 reviews and 425 photos

Aigina is a nice small island just one hour by ferry from Piraeus (Pireas), the port in the prefecture of Athens. As an island, there are wonderful beaches, traditional villages, enough peaceful places of interest. The capital is a historical (capital of Greece in 1828-1829) and picturesque town.

  • Last visit to Aegina Island: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Jul 24, 2004
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  • Lilasel's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2004 at 12:13 PM

    Orea... this island is amazing, but small Angistri island next to it...ahhhh. More Octopus, please! :-) Filia

  • love2tvl's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2004 at 11:40 AM

    Your travel pages and information is great! You must be an Art History major....thanks for sharing, good stuff!

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2004 at 4:25 PM

    Nice pics and a nice page too.

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Dec 25, 2003 at 12:00 PM

    Nice page. I love pistachios, so i must go there :-)

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2003 at 3:20 AM

    Those flowers look very interesting! I love Octopus!! I can eat well here! Must be an awesome island to visit!!

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2003 at 11:01 AM

    Just a lovely page. Very tender. (Except towards the octopii!)

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2003 at 6:51 PM

    I didn't have to travel all the way to Naxos to get that relaxing feeling.

  • zumodemango's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2003 at 4:41 AM

    beautiful island, it looks great for this summer!

  • rozehill's Profile Photo
    Apr 17, 2003 at 4:02 AM

    Wonderful pictures and amazing tips.

  • Apr 8, 2003 at 2:55 PM

    I havent been in Aigina!Tragic irony?It happens to been to the other side of the earth and not to a place close to you....I love fish taverns!

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