Insight Aegina Island Information
One of the most mesmerizing archaeological sites in the Saronic Islands and one of the best preserved ancient temples found in Greece, dating back to the early 5th century BC, the Temple of Aphea awaits you in Aegina to travel you back in time. The location where the temple of Aphea is built is one of the three points of a sacred triangle also leading to the Temples of Parthenon in Athens and the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion. Travelers wondering what are the best things to do in Aegina or where to find some of the top sightseeing in Aegina island should better begin their tour during their Aegina island vacations with a visit to Aegina town, the first capital of Greece after the revolution in 1821 and move on to the monastery of Saint Nektarios with the largest church in the Balkans and many more historical and archaeological sites, worth exploring. For those who enjoy a more relaxing holiday, the breeze of the Saronic Gulf, the beautiful nature of the saronic islands and the picturesque setting of Perdika village create a combination one can only experience while on holidays in Aegina.