Must-see attractions in Aegina

  • HJEKE2 Panoramic view to the ruins of Paleohora, the old capital of the Aegina island located in the Saronic gulf, near Athens, Greece
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    This enchanting remote hillside is dotted with the remains of a Byzantine village. More than 30 surviving churches punctuate the rocky heights of the…

  • Temple of Aphaea in Aegina Island,  Greece. Ancient greek architecture

    Temple of Aphaia


    The well-preserved remains of this impressive temple stand proudly on a pine-covered hill with far-reaching views over the Saronic Gulf. Built in 480 BC,…

  • 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…

  • Christos Capralos Museum


    The home and studio of acclaimed sculptor Christos Capralos (1909–93), on the coast near Livadi, 1.5km north of Aegina Town, has been made into a museum…

  • Moni Hrysoleontissas


    This imposing 17th-century monastery is in a remote central part of Aegina and is surrounded by high walls built by the monks to ward off pirates. At one…

  • Moni Agiou Nektariou


    This large modern monastery in central Aegina marks the turn-off for the road to Paleohora Byzantine village and churches.

  • Temple of Ellanios Zeus


    This temple ruin sits on top of the mountain Ellanio Oros (532m) in the south of central Aegina.

  • Folklore Museum


    Peruse historical clothing, housewares and artwork recreating the mood of old-time island life.

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