For this trip I did not plan anything. I was left in the experience of all those that had guided me. Unexpectedly, I was fascinated by:
Transfer to your hotel. If you arrive early in Aegina there is time for swimming and the opportunity to visit the archeological sites of the island.
Τhe route is neither demanding nor long. Good orientation along with the directions from the app you will receive, are the only things needed. Through the paths at Agios Nectarios you will explore Paleochora and all its churches. Then you can head to Mesagros, a route with excellent views and a dense pine forest and reach the monastery of Agios Minas where you can gaze the village of Agια Marina by the sea. The road to Agia Marina is quiet. After passing the temple of Aphaia, you will be lead to the beach of Agia Marina by a wide path. Swimming there is sensational! Of course before going down to the beach, you can stop at Kyriakakis tavern for some rest accompanied by meze and ouzo.
Total hiking distance: 10 km
PS: If you don't want to walk the route from Ag. Nektarios to Messagros, you can start your walk from Mesagros and go to Ag. Marina.
Total hiking distance: 5 km
Route 2 - Cycling to Perdika and back
We suggest taking the evening ferry to have time to do the easy route from Aegina to Perdika and back by bike. Cycle through a quiet road parallel to the coastline and continue till the fishing village of Perdika. Take a break for a coffee in Perdika and cycle back.
Cycling distance: 19.5 km (do not be frightened, you can it)
|Double room, breakfast||99.00|
|Ferry tickets (regular) : Piraeus-Aegina||pp||12.00|
|Ferry tickets (highspeed) : Piraeus-Aegina||pp||13.00|
|Ferry tickets Car (regular) : Piraeus-Aegina||per piece||29.00|
|Ferry tickets (regular) : Aegina-Piraeus||pp||12.00|
|Ferry tickets (highspeed) : Aegina-Piraeus||pp||15.00|
|Ferry tickets Car (regular) : Aegina-Piraeus||per piece||29.00|
In harmony with the enchanting landscape of the Saronic Gulf, Hotel Danae offers its guests a luxurious stay in Aegina. Danae Hotel is located on the coastal road of Aegina, near the Temple of the Apollo, about one kilometer from the city center. The hotel is B' Category and dominates over the emerald sea. The beautifully designed interiors & elegantly decorated rooms create a warm atmosphere, inspired by the traditional hospitality of the Saronic Gulf.
Rastoni is our proposal for the winter months. It is an elegant and luxurious hotel overlooking the ancient center of Aegina and the sea.
The tranquility, the beautiful garden with pistachios, the blue of the sea compose a unique atmosphere to enjoy a two-day getaway from your noisy everyday life.
The rooms are simply decorated, with warm colors and natural materials. Wi-Fi is of course offered.
Pets are not allowed on site.
2 nights stay, possibility for additional overnights
Bike rental possibility
Transfer from and to port included
All information and route descriptions in our ActiveNav App
Ferry tickets are not included in the package rate
Traveling without car but by ferry from Piraeus, in order to reduce the ecological footprint of your trip, is suggested. On the ferry you will have time to relax and get in "vacational" mood.
In Aegina you can go to beginning of the suggested walks by public bus. There aren't frequent itineraries but they are on time.
Don't forget that transfers to and from the hotel are included, so you don't have to walk with your luggage.
Finally, why not stay a bit longer and rent a bike as a means of transportation?