• Honeymoon Packages
  • Greek Island Hopping Vacations
  • Acropolis Select athens hotel
  • Katikies Traditional Houses Hotel- Santorini - Greece
  • Notos Spa Hotel - Santorini - Greece
  • President Hotel - Athens - Greece
  • Herodio Hotel - Athens - Greece
  • Cosmopolitan Suites Hotel - Santorini - Greece
  • Poseidon Hotel - Mykonos - Greece
  • Royal Myconian Hotel - Mykonos - Greece
  • Volcanos View Hotel- Santorini - Greece
  • Chromata Hotel - Santorini - Greece
  • Myconian Imperial Hotel - Mykonos - Greece
  • Ios Palace Hotel - Ios - Greece
Airticket search
Travel Sites
91 visitors online


Temple of Apollo Temple of Aphaia Archaeological Museum Beaches

1 day Cruise To Aegina

Aegina Island Greece Aegina
Aegina lies in the center of the Argosaronic gulf. It is a green island with picturesque villages and beautiful beaches, with modern tourist facilities and important historical monuments. Visit the Archaeological museum, the remains of the ancient temple of Apollo and the famous temple of Aphaia dedicated to an ancient goddess who was the protector of the island. Along the waterfront shops offering local products (pistachio nuts is the most famous), restaurants, Ouzeris, Cafes and bars are available for the visitors.

Temple of Apollo:
The Doric style temple of Apollo stood on the summit and was built in the 6th c BC, from which only a column crowned with a capital remains standing. That is why the area was name "Kolona". Excavations in the neighborhood have also uncovered the remains of a theatre and a stadium and the Attaleion.

Temple of Aphaia - Aegina Island Greece Temple of Aphaia
The temple stands on a height overlooking Agia Marina Bay and was dedicated to the Aphaian goddess of Athena. The building is in Doric style and is one of the best examples of early classical architecture. In the interior of the temple the gold and ivory statue of the goddess was housed. Apart from the terraced peribolos and the propylaea, there was a large altar, baths and living quarters for the priests.

Archaeological Museum
Architectural fragments from the temple of Aphaia are exhibited, a sphinx believed to have been the work of the Attican sculptor Kalamis and a representative collection of local ceramics from Neolithic times through to the archaic period.

Agia Marina, Marathona, Souvala and Perdika are some of the wonderful beaches on the Island of Aegina

Greek Island and Mediterranean Cruises
3 day cruise to Greek Islands and Turkey
greek island cruises - 3 days
cheap greek islands cruise
greece cruise - 7 day greek islands cruise
mediterranean cruise - greek islands cruise
cruise to mediterranean greek islands
Click here to plan your own Greek Holiday Package