The island of Aegina is located at only a 40 minutes boat distance from Piraeus, the main harbour of Athens. It is the second largest island in the Argo Saronic Gulf. You will find the biggest port in Aegina town, where most of the ferries arrive. In the summer months there are also boats going to the harbour of Agia Marina. It is only a short walk from the harbour to Costantonia. How to get to the island & timetables
The summer holiday village of Agia Marina is at the east side of the island, 20 car minutes from Aegina town. Agia Marina has a wide sandy beach and the village is surrounded by low mountain ranges covered in pine forest. In the centre you find a nice selection of shops, restaurants & bars. The village is named after the small church of Agia Marina, at the south end of the beach. The church celebrates her nameday the 17th of July with festivities around the church and the beach area, in the evening of the 16th. From Agia Marina it is easy to start your tour around the island. There is much to discover and you can find many nice beaches.
Villages info & the beaches of Aegina
Those visitors who are excited by learning about history will not be disappointed by what Aegina has to offer: the Aphaia temple, the ancient village of Paleachora, the hill of Kolona & various museums The sight of Aegina