Aegina - Αίγινa
Ideally located in proximity to Athens, only 40 min. away by boat, Aegina is the perfect get away from the buzzing metropolitan and a great solution for those of you who want to combine a visit to Athens with a Greek island experience.
The island is well-known for it's pistachio which are considered to be some of the best in the world. Through history Aegina have been an important naval island as well as being a venue of both religious and political importance.
“I first went to Aegina , and I dropped anchor there forever …”
(Kostas Varnalis, poet)