Top things to do

Ruins in Aegina Town

Temple of Apollo

Northwest of the port, ruined walls, cisterns and broken pillars in honey-coloured stone are lorded over by a solitary surviving column. It’s all that’s left of a 5th-century-BC temple that was once part of an ancie…
Mezedhes in Aegina Town

Gelladakis

Ensconced behind the noisy midharbour fish market, this vibrant joint is always thronged with people tucking into charcoal-fired octopus or sardines, plus other classic mezedhes (appetisers).
Food & Drink in Aegina Town

Aegina Fistiki Fest

Fistiki means 'pistachio' and this three-day brouhaha celebrates Aegina’s famous Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) pistachio through music, art and culinary contests.
Mediterranean in Aegina Town

Elia

Burrow into the backstreets to find this excellent restaurant that's popular with locals. Imaginative, fresh specialities include its pistachio pesto and the pittas of the day.
Bar in Aegina Town

International Corner

Get off the main strip and head to this character-filled, wood-panelled bar room. The gregarious owner takes requests, from top 40 to fantastic Greek music.
Cretan in Aegina Town

Kriton Gefsis

Cretan ingredients and flavours are the order of the day at this lively taverna, with fresh seafood featuring; also has live music.
Bar in Aegina Town

Avli

This lively restaurant and bar plays tunes from '60s to Greek pop, and has a covered garden that bubbles with activity.
Mezedhes in Aegina Town

Bakalogatos

Fresh, well-crafted mezedhes in an elegant setting, with faux-finished tables and traditional products on the walls.
Bar in Aegina Town

Remvi

A popular music cafe-bar that hops day and night.
Taverna in Aegina Town

Tsias

Harbourside eating at its best. Try shrimps with tomatoes and feta, or one of the daily specials.