Attractions, such as the Temple of Aphaia, Paleochora (the insular Mystra), the remains of the temple of Hellenic Zeus and the prehistoric / historical settlement of Kolona are totally worth to visit. The famous beaches of the island are Marathon and Agia Marina. A popular sight is also the imposing Monastery of Saint Nektarios, as well as many churches that survived after the Ottoman domination. Of course tasting the famous Aegina pistachio should not be passed over.
Agistri is a pine-covered tourist island with an area of 11.7 square kilometers in the heart of the Saronic Gulf. Visit the four villages: Megalohori or Mylos (island country), Skala, Limenaria, Metohi and the beautiful beaches of the island.
The sea that surrounds the island consists of three seas, united in Kythera, making Kythera island a hub, for the Eastern Mediterranean region. The island’s coastline, is formed steep to the west, where the rocky slopes end up abruptly at sea. In total, the shores of Kythera stretch over 43 km and form dozens of small and big bays.
Poros is an aristocratic island. The city of Poros, with its neoclassical buildings, is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hill. The archaeological museum, at Korizi Square, houses findings from the Temple of Poseidon, ancient Troizina and other archaeological sites of the area. In the northern part of the island there also ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, which was the center of the Calaurian Amphictyony.
Famous for the naval battle against the Persians in 180 BC, the long history of the island dates back to the Mycenaean times. According to mythology, the island took its name from the fairy Salamis, whose father was god Asopos. The sights of the island include mainly religious monuments such as the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni, some open theaters such as Euripides Theater and the ruins of a Frankish tower in Ambelakia.
Aside from the beautiful beaches, Spetses have a long history and tradition and many attractions such as the representation of Spetses Naval Battle, Sotirios Anargyros Mansion, Spetses and Bouboulina Museums, the Bekiri Cave, etc.
Troizinia – Methana
It is a place of rare natural beauty, ideal for excursions for both archaeology and nature lovers. The area offers clean shores, a protected wetland, a volcano, thermal springs and archaeological sites that make up the landscape.
It is a particularly popular destination, given its relatively short distance from Athens. It owes its name to the abundant waters that sparkled from the rich springs it had. It has a significant naval history and tradition. Restored mansions, the old picturesque harbor with its bowls and cannons, museums, monasteries and the naval school make up the island’s image. During the 1821 revolution, Hydra played an important role because of its great naval power.
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