Artists are inspired by its light. Foodies savor its pistachios.
History enthusiasts marvel at its archaeological monuments. Only an hour’s ferry ride from the port of Piraeus (the main port of Athens), Aegina is the perfect One Day Island Hop Adventure.
Your day trip will be a combination of a morning coffee at a traditional ‘kafeneion’, a visit to a glorious ancient temple of Aphea, enjoy lunch in a picturesque fishing village and ra visit to a pistachio workshop before you depart.
The famous Aphea Temple built on a hilltop amongst pine trees. It forms in fact an equilateral triangle with the Parthenon and the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, the so-called “holy triangle” of the antiquity.
The Aegina Pistachio nut has been declared a ‘Protected Designation of Origin’ product and Aegina Island is Europe’s leading pistachio producer.
9:00-10:00 – Leave port of Pireaus
10:00-11:00 – We will greet you at the port of Aegina and then go for coffee or beverage and small bite at a traditional ‘Cafeneion.’
11:30-13:30 – A visit to the ancient Temple of Aphaia
14:00-15:30 – Lunch in a picturesquea fishing village
16:00-17:00 – A visit to a Pistachio workshop where you will see, first hand, the dozens of food products that are produced. From healthy pistachio bars, delicious all-natural pistachio ice-cream, pistachio liqueur to the most mouth-watering pistachio butter you will ever taste!
17:30-18:30 – We will take you back to the port for your departure.
Duration: 8 hours Dep. 09.00 - Ret. 19.00
Inclusive of All transportation from the meeting point in Athens to the Piraeus port and from the Pireaus port to the meeting point upon your return. All transportationon the island Morning coffee/beverage & snackLunch (includes wine, dessert, coffee/local herbal tea)
Ticket for Ancient temple Sampling of pistachio products at the workshop.
TOUR: TEMPLE OF APHAIA, AIGINA ISLAND, OCTOBER 7, 2019
Date: Monday, 7 October 2019
Meeting Point: You will be picked up by your hotel
Meeting Time: 08:00p.m.
Duration: 08:00p.m. - 20:00p.m.
Drop off location: your hotel
Guide: Mrs. Maria ++30 6945154677
Emergency number: Mrs. Samoili ++30 6932588158