Agia Marina

The road from the town of Aegina, goes though forests with pine trees and it meets the temple of Aphaia, which is a Dorian type temple built in soobe.

It also goes to the Monastery of Saint Nektarios and to the old medieval town with it's old churches and finally it ends up at Agia(Santa) Marina. Agia(Santa) Marina is a well known and a favourite summer destination for greek and foreign tourists.

It has a big sandy beach, well organized with water sports available and the waters are not very deep. The beach is 500 meters long with many big pine trees.This is not the only beach though. There is another beach on the north of the wharf which is rocky and suitable for swimming and underwater fishing.

In Agia Marina, you can find many hotels or rooms that you can rent, pictursque taverns by the beach, bars, shops with folk art and discos.At the beach, there is the church of Santa Marina, which celebrates its name day on the 17th of July.

There is frequent transportation from the port in Piraeus to Agia Marina. From Agia Marina, we can travel to mountaneous villages in Aegina.

Recommented sightseeings

Very close to Agia Marina are the famous Monastery of Saint Nektarios and the Temple of Aphaia with Doric columns, built in 500 BC So can combine your stay in the cosmopolitan Agia Marina with your visits to the Monastery of Saint Nektarios and the Temple of Aphaia. The temple of Athena Aphaia is built in the northern part of the island in a place covered with pine trees and with a view of the beautiful blue sea.It's in a very good condition. ...

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Recommented activities in Aegina island

Aegina island, apart from its beaches, the green-blue sea, the romantic walks, the tranquility and the night life, it offers to the vacationers intense and not only activities, combining sea and mountain. You will have a memorable time here with your friends or family.

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